News Release: Tracy Girardi Joins Blackhawk Bank

Tracy Girardi Vice President Treasury ManagementCash Management Department, Girardi will work with her team to bring the latest treasury and cash management products and services to Blackhawk Bank business clients.

With more than 13 years in the financial industry, Girardi has provided exceptional service to clients’ needs in Cash Management, Business Banking, SBA Lending, Commercial Lending and Residential Mortgages.  She holds certifications in Change Management, Managerial Accounting, Risk & Strategy for Managers and Management Analytics from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, as well as, a certificate in Maintaining Business Relationships from the American Bankers Association (ABA).

Girardi attended the University of South Carolina – Upstate, and University of Wisconsin – Parkside, where she majored and received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.  She received her MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management with a specialization in Organizational Development.

Originally from Lake County, IL, Girardi sold real estate in Illinois and Wisconsin for nearly 12 years.  She now resides in Sun Prairie, WI with her children and golden retriever, Macy. She has served as a Financial Literacy Advisor for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County and was a board member for the Portage Area United Way. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, hiking, kayaking, wine tastings and traveling to visit friends and family in Illinois, Arizona, Tennessee and Colorado.

“We are fortunate and honored to have Tracy join our team,” commented Dave Adkins, Blackhawk Bank President & CEO. “Her Treasury Management expertise and insight are an asset to the Bank and our clients.”

About Blackhawk Bank

Established in 1881, Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners for 137 years. The Bank operates eight full service banking centers in Beloit and Janesville, Wisconsin and in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park and Roscoe, Illinois. The Bank also operates a Business Banking Center in Elgin, Illinois and a Mortgage Processing Center in Roscoe, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at