PLATTEVILLE — Robert J. Just Jr., who has worked for Mound City Bank for 42 years and been its president and CEO for 27 years, is retiring later this year.
Just will be replaced as president by Donna J. Hoppenjan after the annual meeting of Mound City Financial Services, the bank’s holding company, March 12.
Hoppenjan will be nominated to replace Dr. Richard L. McWilliams on MCFS’ board. Hoppenjan will also serve as president of the holding company. McWilliams has been an MCFS director since 1981.
Just will remain as CEO until his planned retirement date of June 28, when Hoppenjan will assume the CEO role in addition to being president.
“I would like to congratulate Donna J. Hoppenjan on being selected as the President of Mound City Bank,” said Just. “Her commitment and dedication to the bank is unmatched and I share our Board of Directors’ confidence in her ability to lead our company in the future.”
Hoppenjan has been with Mound City Bank for 35 years and has served as Senior Vice President–Retail Services since 2001. She obtained her Bank Administration Institute Certified Bank Auditor designation in 1994 and graduated from the UW–Madison Graduate School of Banking in 1998.
Hoppenjan is the president of the Platteville United Way and vice chair of the Graduate School of Banking Banker Advisory Board.
“I am proud to accept the appointment as President of Mound City Bank and Mound City Financial Services, Inc.,” said Hoppenjan. “I want to thank the Board of Directors for their expression of confidence in me and look forward to working with Just and the senior management team on a smooth transition.
Mound City Bank has more than $260 million in assets. Its locations are in Platteville, Belmont, Cuba City, Mineral Point and Mount Horeb.