Sterling Bank Loan Officers

Meet our talented loan officers below.

Aaron Weber

Barron Branch President

aaron@sterlingbank.ws
Aaron Weber

Aaron Weber

Barron Branch President

Direct Phone: (715) 537-3141 Email: aaron@sterlingbank.ws

Aaron was born and raised in Elmwood and is a graduate of UW-Stout. Prior to joining the Bank, he served as the Director of the Barron Area Community Center and helped to establish and manage a small business. Aaron also served as Men’s Basketball Coach at UW-Barron County for four seasons. Aaron is actively involved with civic and business groups in the Barron County area.

Jim Metcalf

Chetek Branch President

jim@sterlingbank.ws
Jim Metcalf

Jim Metcalf

Chetek Branch President

Direct Phone: (715) 924-4817 Email: jim@sterlingbank.ws

Born and raised in Chetek, Jim has been a part of the Chetek Branch since 1983. A graduate of Chippewa Valley Technical College, Jim briefly worked for a large bank in St. Paul, MN. before returning to the area to raise his family. Today, he's an active member of numerous community organizations and enjoys everything that Chetek has to offer.

Paul Denny

Luck Branch President

paul@sterlingbank.ws
Paul Denny

Paul Denny

Luck Branch President

Direct Phone: (715) 472-4088 Email: paul@sterlingbank.ws

Paul has nearly 30 years of experience in the banking industry. He and his family have lived in the Luck area for the past two decades and are actively involved in many community activities.

Corey Sheplee

Rice Lake Branch President

corey@sterlingbank.ws
Corey Sheplee

Corey Sheplee

Rice Lake Branch President

Direct Phone: (715) 736-6150 Email: corey@sterlingbank.ws

Corey joined Sterling Bank in 2003. Prior to becoming Branch President in Rice Lake in 2010, Corey served as Loan Officer at Sterling Bank in Chetek. Corey played basketball at the University of North Dakota and enjoys all kinds of sporting events. He and his wife have three young children. Corey is an avid supporter of local sports and youth programs. He works closely with a variety of civic and business groups in the Rice Lake area.

Terry Wirth

Loan Officer - Barron

terry@sterlingbank.ws
Terry Wirth

Terry Wirth

Loan Officer - Barron

Direct Phone: (715) 537-3141 Email: terry@sterlingbank.ws

Terry has many years of commercial lending experience. Prior to joining Sterling Bank in 1999 he owned and operated his own dairy farm. His focus is primarily agriculture and commercial lending.

Josh Tomsovic

Loan Officer - Barron

jtomsovic@sterlingbank.ws
Josh Tomsovic

Josh Tomsovic

Loan Officer - Barron

Direct Phone: (715) 537-3141 Email: jtomsovic@sterlingbank.ws

Josh is a lifelong resident of Barron County and a graduate of Chetek High School. He joined the Sterling Bank team in 2018. Josh has 10-plus years of local retail and retail management experience. He enjoys participating in sports leagues (he plays softball, flag football and golf when time allows) and spending as much time in the woods as possible.

Alex Swanson

Loan Officer - Chetek

aswanson@sterlingbank.ws
Alex Swanson

Alex Swanson

Loan Officer - Chetek

Direct Phone: (715) 924-4817 Email: aswanson@sterlingbank.ws

Alex is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire. He worked in the budget office at UW-Whitewater and served as an advisor of the Financial Literacy Improvement Program prior to coming to Sterling Bank in 2010. His main focus is consumer and commercial loans. Alex is an avid runner and is actively involved in many community organizations.

Travis Henry

Loan Officer - Chetek

thenry@sterlingbank.ws
Travis Henry

Travis Henry

Loan Officer - Chetek

Direct Phone: (715) 924-4817 Email: thenry@sterlingbank.ws

Travis is a graduate of UW-Eau Claire. He joined Sterling Bank in 2013. In addition to working as a loan officer, Travis also serves as a credit analyst. Travis enjoys hunting and fishing. He is actively involved in Junior Achievement and Chetek youth baseball and softball.

Kelly Hibbs

Loan Officer - Luck

kelly@sterlingbank.ws
Kelly Hibbs

Kelly Hibbs

Loan Officer - Luck

Direct Phone: (715) 472-4088 Email: kelly@sterlingbank.ws

Kelly began her banking career in 1994 after graduating from UCLA. She has extensive experience serving the Northwest Wisconsin area. Since 2000, she has focused primarily on business banking. She joined the Sterling Bank team in 2014.

Mike Kovacevich

Loan Officer - Rice Lake

mike@sterlingbank.ws
Mike Kovacevich

Mike Kovacevich

Loan Officer - Rice Lake

Direct Phone: (715) 736-6150 Email: mike@sterlingbank.ws

A former small business owner in Barron County, Mike worked for 18 years in the leasing industry in Chicago before joining Sterling Bank in 1999. Mike is an avid sports fan and participates in local civic organizations. His focus is primarily commercial lending.

Darren Lentz

Loan Officer - Rice Lake

darren@sterlingbank.ws
Darren Lentz

Darren Lentz

Loan Officer - Rice Lake

Direct Phone: (715) 736-6150 Email: darren@sterlingbank.ws

Darren joined Sterling Bank in 2014. He has strong area roots, growing up on a dairy farm in Dallas, WI. He is a graduate of UW-La Crosse and a former Middle School teacher in Amery, where he also coached high school football, baseball and basketball. Darren's main area of focus is commercial lending.

Rachel Schofield

Loan Officer

rachel@sterlingbank.ws
Rachel Schofield

Rachel Schofield

Loan Officer

Direct Phone: (715) 736-6150 Email: rachel@sterlingbank.ws

Rachel joined Sterling Bank in 2002. Her main focus is residential real estate lending; helping customers with purchases, refinances and construction financing. Rachel volunteers with finance and music ministry at her church. She is also involved with the Bank’s PEP program which teaches school children about banking.