Sara Porter Completes Digital Banking School

June 16, 2022 (Beloit, WI) – Sara Porter, AAP, VP Digital Solutions at Blackhawk Bank, completed the respected Digital Banking School presented by the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

GSB’s Digital Banking School is focused on helping community bankers move into and grow in the digital banking space. Students learn about innovation, digital products, online customer engagement, technological advances, vendor partnerships and more.

“Sara’s exceptional accomplishment speaks to her work ethic and commitment to the client experience,” says Phyllis Oldenburg, EVP & Chief Information Officer at Blackhawk Bank. “One of Blackhawk Bank’s Core Values is Keep Learning and Teaching, all so we can be the best financial partner for our clients, and Sara’s achievement exemplifies this.”  

Sara has been in the financial industry and community banking since 2001, beginning her career with Blackhawk Bank in March 2018. With over 17 years of banking experience, Sarah focuses on digital solutions, eBanking, and bank-wide training.

About Blackhawk Bank

Established in 1881, Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners for 141 years. The Bank operates full-service banking centers in Beloit and Janesville, Wisconsin and in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park, Roscoe, McHenry, Island Lake, Richmond, and St. Charles Illinois. The Bank also operates a Mortgage Processing Center in Roscoe, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at  Member FDIC | Equal Housing Lender