Meet Joe Shere

Joe Shere, Assistant Vice President Business BankingJoe Shere, Vice President Business Banking

2525 Milton Avenue | JanesvilleWI  53545

Direct: 608.856.5502 | Cell: 608.295.0752 | Toll-free: 800.209.2616 Ext. 3512

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Areas of Expertise

  • Manufacturing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Acquisition
  • Industrial Companies
  • Technology

Years of Experience

Joining Blackhawk Bank in 2018, Joe brings more than 16 years of banking experience in retail bank management, consumer lending and commercial lending.  His experience has allowed him to become well-versed in growing and managing portfolios. 


As a University of Wisconsin alumni, Joe received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.


Joe is a 2019 graduate of the Wisconsin Banker's Association (WBA) Commercial Lending School.

Volunteer Efforts

As a proponent of community involvement, Joe is active in the Janesville area where he volunteers for the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, Junior Achievement, Janesville Youth Baseball and the YMCA.

Hobbies and Interests

An avid sportsman, Joe enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his wife, twin son and daughter and one other son. He takes pleasure in golfing, camping, hiking and hunting.  He is also a huge Wisconsin sports fan, following the Brewers, Bucks, Packers and Badgers.

Fun Fact

Joe was inducted into the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Hall of Fame for baseball, in 2018.

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