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Charter Bank Welcomes New AVP of Business Lending

Eau Claire, WI – Charter Bank is proud to announce and welcome Danny Pohnl as the Assistant Vice President of Business Lending. Pohnl will be responsible for establishing and maintaining business relationships with customers and manage a portfolio to ensure customers receive the service they deserve.


Man smiling with grey background“I was originally attracted to Charter Bank because of their involvement in the community,” stated Pohnl. “I am most looking forward to being a sound business advisor to our customers and providing them with the necessary banking products to help them achieve their financial goals.”


Pohnl joins the Charter Bank team with many years in the commercial loans and real estate business. Prior to Charter Bank, Pohnl was a commercial lender for Merchants Bank in Eau Claire, and also worked at Wells Fargo and Northeast Bank in the Minneapolis market.


“We are thrilled to have Danny on board,” said Paul Kohler, President and CEO. “He’ll bring a fresh perspective and approach to the local business market.”


Originally from Rhinelander, Pohnl moved to the Twin Cities after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. He and his wife decided to move back to Eau Claire to enjoy the lifestyle a smaller community can provide. In his free time, Pohnl, an avid Packer, Badger, and Brewers fan, likes to spend time with his wife, 6 month old son, and two dogs.


Danny can be reached at 715-831-2195 or at