Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018

AbbyBank welcomes new member Karen Piel to the bank’s Board of Directors. Karen graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.  Karen is currently employed by Marshfield Clinic Health System Foundation as their Charitable Gift Planning Officer, a role she has had since 2006.  Previously, she was an estate planning attorney in the Wausau area.

Karen comes to AbbyBank as an accomplished business leader and an experienced board member in both the public and non-profit sector. In the past, she was elected to the Marathon County Board of Supervisors, serving on several committees, and elected to the Wausau School Board. She is currently a citizen member of the Marathon County Board of Adjustment, a faculty member for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Madison Institute - Planned Giving Track and a volunteer with the Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long-Term Care. In addition, Karen served as a volunteer for the American Legion Auxiliary Badger Girls State Program for over 20 years and she is a Leadership Wausau/Marathon County Graduate. She is also a member of numerous professional associations and is very passionate about giving back to her community. When Karen is not working, or volunteering, you will find her spending time with her family, enjoying outdoor activities, reading or traveling.

“We are confident that Karen will add great value to our Board of Directors and that AbbyBank will benefit from her insights, judgement and counsel,” states Pat McCrackin, CEO of AbbyBank.

AbbyBank is an independent, community owned bank with assets of $462 million, serving our customers and shareholders with offices in Abbotsford, Appleton, Medford, Wausau and Weston.

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