Meet Phil Whitehead

Phil Whitehead, Market President in Janesville, WisconsinPhil Whitehead, CPA, CFP®, CExP™, Janesville Market President 

2525 Milton Avenue, Suite 100 | JanesvilleWI  53545

Direct: 608.713.1997 | Cell: 608.290.8227 | Toll-free: 800.209.2616 Ext. 3503

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Areas of Expertise

  • Risk Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Business Acquisition
  • Lean Principles
  • Accounting
  • Campgrounds & RV Park Financing 
  • Succession Planning

Years of Experience

Phil carries nearly three decades of expertise and proficiency in developing commercial banking relationships aided not only by his years of experience in the industry, but also by being a licensed CPA and Certified Financial Planner.
He knows the southern Wisconsin region intimately, having spent a majority of his banking career working and living in Rock County. He has a long history of helping clients develop their business to its fullest potential by providing solid advice and banking services geared to attaining specific goals.


Phil earned a Master of Science Degree with an emphasis in Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with an emphasis in Marketing from UW - Whitewater. He received an Associate Degree from UW - Rock County.

Volunteer Efforts

Civic involvement has always been one of Phil's priorities. His volunteer efforts include a Board membership with the Blackhawk Technical College Foundation and SSM St. Mary's Janesville Hospital Foundation. In addition, he is a member of the Janesville Kiwanis Club and Downtown Janesville Incorporation. Phil formerly served as Board member for Forward Janesville, the Junior Achievement Board of Rock County and the Green County Development Corporation.

Hobbies and Interests

Currently living in Janesville, Phil and his wife, Lisa, have lived in the Janesville/Milton area for the past 15+ years, where they raised their four children and enjoy spending family time.


Phil Whitehead Recognized as Elite Lender with Wisconsin Business Development (WBD)

Phil has partnered with WBD and loan officer Nick Drewsen on ten or more projects totaling nearly $24 million, earning Phil the recognition of Elite Leader with WBD!

“Phil Whitehead and Blackhawk Bank have been really great to work with. Once Phil understood the 504 Program and benefits, he leveraged that knowledge to help grow the bank by targeting a specific industry that was in growth mode. Despite a lot of road miles for site visits he always has a smile on his face and is passionate about helping small business owners,” Nick said. Congratulations, Phil!

Health Savings Accounts

An HSA is an account where you can save money, earn interest, and spend money all on a tax-free basis as long as the money is being spent for qualified medical expenses.

Learn more about HSAs, here.