North Shore Bank Names New SVP, Chief Credit Officer

Brookfield, Wis. – North Shore Bank has announced John Krostag as the community bank’s new SVP, chief credit officer. Krostag previously held the role of the bank’s VP, commercial credit manager. In this new role, Krostag will be responsible for overseeing the management of commercial, consumer and residential underwriting, as well as consumer collection and commercial workout.

“John plays a crucial role in our leadership team and I look forward to seeing the ways he advances our bank through his trustworthy guidance to our valued customers and team members,” said Jay McKenna, president and CEO at North Shore Bank. “I know that John will embrace his new expanded responsibilities with enthusiasm and integrity, and will continue to help guide North Shore Bank on a successful path.”

Krostag has 19 years of banking experience and has been with North Shore Bank for nearly six years. He started his career as a credit analyst and has since held various roles in commercial credit and business banking. Krostag received his bachelor’s degree in accounting, as well as his Master of Business Administration degree from Lakeland University. Krostag is a resident of Milwaukee, Wis.

The role of SVP, CCO was previously held by Mark Ohlert, who retired in March 2024.

Founded in 1923 and headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, North Shore Bank is a mutual savings bank with assets of $2.5 billion and 43 offices throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Wisconsin locations are in metro Milwaukee, Germantown, Ozaukee County, Racine, Kenosha, Appleton, Menasha, Green Bay and surrounding areas, Burlington, Union Grove, Muskego, and Door County. Locate a North Shore Bank office. You can also connect with the bank on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.