Hall of Fame: Class of 2019

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The Commerce State Bank Hall of Fame businesses demonstrate client loyalty of 10 years or longer, a solid banking relationship with Commerce State Bank, an advocate of the bank in telling others their experiences with our banking experts helping them run their business successfully and referring new cli­­­ents to Commerce State Bank.

American Companies

Kraig Sadownikow

Design. Build. Develop. Real Estate. Konstantyn “Kons” Sadownikow founded West Bend/American Building Systems, later American Companies, in 1980.  Kons is proud of American’s founding, how the company has grown, the team we have in place and the hundreds of high-quality projects completed over the decades. Kraig Sadownikow joined his father in business in 1997 as the company’s first full-time hire. His entrepreneurial spirit has led American Companies to add a design and engineering firm, carpentry team, and complete project management staff. In addition to leading the core business, Kraig has worked to develop and coordinate multiple real estate investment groups throughout Wisconsin and the Midwest. He feels investing directly in projects with trusted equity partners has been valuable for all involved.

Bartelt: The Remolding Recourse

(L to R) Rick Bartelt (Owner), Amanda Coakley (Marketing Director) and Chris Bartelt (Owner)

Bartelt -The Remodeling Resource is an award-winning remodeling firm that is committed to building relationships as well as offering quality craftsmanship to homeowners in southeastern Wisconsin, since 1984


Custom-Pak Products, Inc.

(L to R) Patty Gitter, Jim Berg, Dan Berg, LeAnne Morse

Custom-Pak Products was built on an entrepreneurial dream of owning a small business.  Custom-Pak Products is a family owned and operated company providing industries with exact match touch-up paint and small container liquid packaging since 1972 and located in Germantown. 

Krenz & Company

(L to R) Ryan Petersen and Eric Petersen

 Krenz & Company is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and engineering of transformer cooling fans. With a specific dedication to the needs of the transformer industry, our fans are designed for superior performance and durability and have become the gold standard in transformer fans.


Lakefront Brewery

Russ Klisch

Before opening Lakefront Brewery, brothers Jim & Russ Klisch entered home-brewing contests and were winning awards.  From there, they were encouraged to turn their hobby into a business in 1987.  Lakefront Brewery located on the Milwaukee River has become a Milwaukee landmark with its inventive craft brewery. 


PHD Roof Doctors

Paul DeHeck

PHD Roof Doctors, Inc. is located in Fredonia, WI, and is part of the Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors Industry.

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