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17th Annual Community Bank Executive and Board Compensation Survey

Now more than ever, retaining talent is a critical strategic priority

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Complete by July 29

In today’s competitive labor market, community banks must be proactive in retaining their executives. By participating in Wipfli’s 17th Annual Community Bank Executive and Board Compensation Survey, you can get relevant compensation data to strengthen your competitive position.

This is the one industry survey that is principally relevant to your institution’s compensation strategy because:

  • We survey the geographical footprint you compete in. Wipfli surveys compensation and benefit practices in community banks across six Midwest states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
  • We look at leadership positions that are key to your success. This executive compensation survey examines 15 key leadership positions and board compensation practices.
  • It represents insights gathered from your peer institutions. With the results, you can leverage data from peer group banks to articulate, craft and administer a strong — and highly competitive — compensation program.
  • It’s an effort that’s thrived for a decade, with insights that can contribute to your continued success in retaining key executive talent. The survey is now in its 17th year. It’s due to your participation that we have been able gather and report valuable compensation information that you are able to act on to effectively recognize and reward you key executive talent. In that time, we’ve collected substantial knowledge about executive compensation practices and are able to share those insights with you.

Confidentiality guaranteed: Your data is secure and confidential. No individual institution data is reported.

Complete the survey by July 29, 2022, and receive a final report with survey results in September for only $295 (plus applicable sales tax). Banks that choose not to participate may purchase the survey for $750 (plus applicable sales tax).

Your key executive talent and your board are key to the ongoing success of your institution. Taking our survey will help you evaluate and validate whether your compensation program is comprehensive and competitive.

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