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Why Work at Lake Ridge Bank?

We want you to love your job. In fact, we want you to think of your work as more than just a job. It should be a place you call home – a career that is worth building with a commitment to continue to grow, learn and do your best. So it only makes sense that we should do our best for you in return.

Enjoy Your Work and Your Workplace

We are always looking for people who want to make a difference and love the communities we serve. When you join our team, you become part of our efforts and culture of doing better... better for our employees, our customers, and our communities. Better for each other.

Culture of Community

Our focus is on improving and investing in the communities we serve, including the people who live and work in this area, as well as local businesses. That focus creates a culture of support and collaboration with our coworkers, too.

Exceptional Benefits

Generous benefits include: • Health/dental/vision insurance • Life and disability insurance • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, birthday, volunteer time) • Retirement plans with matching contributions • Incentive and bonus programs • Wellness reimbursement • Bank discounts on product and service offerings

A Welcoming Workplace

As a community bank, we strive to represent ALL the amazing people who create the vibrant, diverse, and unique communities we serve. Your perspective – your experience – is valuable. Be yourself and belong.

Competitive Pay

We hire the best people. The kind of people who are committed to providing outstanding experiences for our customers. People like you deserve to be recognized for what you bring to our organization.

Work/Life Balance

When the CEO has five kids and volunteers to coach their teams, you know that work/life balance is more than just lip service. Beyond paid time off, we give you respect and encourage you to enjoy your life outside of the office.

Technology & Innovation

We invest in technology to help you work effectively and efficiently. Our commitment is typical of a much larger bank, and includes a top-notch CRM, mobile capabilities, work-from-home support, and the advanced systems that allow you to work as productively as possible.

Career Development

We are prepared to invest in your future through ongoing education and training. • Tuition assistance for bachelor’s or master’s degree • Professional certifications • Professional training programs

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We have a gathered a variety of Lake Ridge Bank associates who have unique and diverse perspectives to help lead our bank into a more diverse, inclusive and equitable working environment. Our committee helps Lake Ridge Bank create a work environment where everyone feels welcomed, heard and appreciated, whether in a meeting, at their desk or in any of our nine locations in and around Dane County. 

Committed to Your Professional Development

We’re only as good as our employees, and we want to be the best. So, we have doubled down on our commitment to help each and every Lake Ridge family member reach their potential. Thanks to our partnership with LIFT Consulting, you will have access to a consistent and comprehensive path for growth and development.


  1. Explore current openings and apply for positions online. Or if you prefer, submit your resume for general consideration.
  2. Phone interview. If selected as a potential match for the position, we like to start with a 30-minute phone conversation to learn more about you and answer any initial questions you might have.
  3. First-round interview. If selected to move on after a phone interview, we will schedule a face-to-face interview either in person or via Zoom with an HR representative and the hiring manager.
  4. Second-round interview. Meet & greet with the HR representative, hiring manager, and additional team members either in person or via Zoom.
  5. Background check and hiring decision.
  6. Offer. Welcome to the Lake Ridge Bank team!
  7. Onboarding. Receive detailed, position-specific training.

We have over 300 employees spread among 22 locations in Dane, Green, and Rock counties. Our Main Office is located in Monona, Wisconsin. Visit our LOCATIONS page for current addresses and contact information. With added growth over the years, some of our departments have relocated to external offices. Mortgage Processing and IT are located in Verona. Wealth Management is based in Madison. Human Resources and Compliance are in Waunakee. We may have some operations spread out, but emerging technologies allow us to continue to work as a unified community bank.

You may always apply to positions that interest you. As we do with all applicants, we will assess your skills and qualifications for the job in comparison to other candidates that are applying for the position. We welcome your continued interest in future opportunities.

You have completed the first step toward a rewarding career with Lake Ridge Bank! Your application, along with others, will be reviewed to determine who we feel could be the right fit for the position based on each candidate’s employment background, experience, skills, and education. We will notify you about your application status and potential next steps either by phone or through our online application system. We appreciate your interest in working with us. It is our goal to ensure you are treated fairly and respectfully. We make every effort to ensure you are notified any time there is a change or decision regarding your application status. We ask for your patience as we carefully select the right candidate.

You are receiving these emails because your application is incomplete. You may still apply for the position by signing into your account and filling in any missing information. Your application will not be submitted if it is incomplete, and you cannot be considered for the position.

Yes! Please select “Submit your resume,” and we will review your skills and experience for potential opportunities in the future.

Our preference is for you to create a candidate profile and apply online. The exception to that request is if there are no positions listed that match your interests. You may select “Submit your resume,” and we will review your skills and experience for potential opportunities in the future.

Simply click on any open position and select “Apply for this job online.” New applicants will need to create a candidate profile and will be prompted to enter their email. Returning applicants may login and use the profile saved on the system. Your resume may be uploaded via Google Drive, LinkedIn, Dropbox, or your computer’s drive, and your information will automatically be parsed into the appropriate fields. Please review the information for accuracy.

Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Commitment

Lake Ridge Bank values and encourages a diverse work environment. We have been, and will continue to be, an equal opportunity employer. To assure full implementation of our equal opportunity policy, we monitor our employment practices to ensure that:

  • All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, etc., programs are granted fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or other protected characteristic.
  • Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action.
  • All personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, social and recreational programs, etc. are administered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, or other protected characteristic.
It is the policy of Lake Ridge Bank to take affirmative action in the employment of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We have made a strong commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action and all employees are expected to support this commitment.

Responsibility for the development of Affirmative Action Plans regarding minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans at the Bank has been assigned to Kari Davis, Chief Talent Officer. Anyone wishing to view the Affirmative Action Plans may contact Kari Davis at the Waunakee Office during normal working hours. If you are a veteran, minority, woman, or individual with a disability and would like to be included under the Bank’s affirmative action program, please let us know. You may inform us of this now or at any time in the future. 
Consistent with Lake Ridge Bank commitment to employ and advance qualified individuals with disabilities, Lake Ridge Bank provides reasonable accommodation to apply for or perform a job. Some examples of reasonable accommodation include alternate methods to apply, providing documents in an alternate format, altering work procedures, specialized equipment or use of an interpreter. If an individual needs reasonable accommodations to apply or perform a job here at Lake Ridge Bank, please contact Human Resources at (608) 849-2700 or email us. Lake Ridge Bank complies with all applicable federal and state employment laws, including (but not limited to):