Chelsea State Bank Promotes Dennis Katakowski

Chelsea State Bank recently announced the promotion of Dennis Katakowski to Information Officer for the Bank. In his new position, Katakowski will oversee the Data Processing Department, networks, core processing, and other information systems throughout the Bank. He will also develop and monitor bank-wide information security and technology based policies, contracts, programs, and procedures.

“I am very pleased to announce Dennis’s promotion,” said Chelsea State Bank President David Schaible. “Dennis has worked in our Data Processing Department since joining our Bank over 17 years ago and is well prepared to oversee this Department. He has a keen eye for detail, along with Bank procedures particularly as they relate to technology and security.”

Katakowski began his career with Chelsea State Bank in 2000 in the Data Processing Department to assist with computers and networking. The Bank later created the position of Network Administrator to handle the fast growth in technology. Promoted to Banking Officer in 2013, Katakowski has built out the networking and servers that run the Bank’s operations today.

A native of Chelsea, Katakowski graduated from Chelsea High School. He is a long-standing volunteer at the annual Chelsea Community Fair Livestock Auction, and participates in numerous community events sponsored by the Bank.

“As the local community bank, it’s important to us to groom our employees and prepare them for leadership positions,” stated Schaible. “Dennis has purposefully progressed with Chelsea State Bank learning our information systems and procedures as they relate to our employees, regulators and customers.”

Chelsea State Bank is a full service financial institution with offices in Chelsea and Dexter. The Bank was formed over 100 years ago by local business leaders to provide timely financial solutions to individuals, families and businesses in the community. This tradition of community service continues today.

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