Daily News: October 30, 2013

Cushman Joins Fifth Third as SVP

Fifth Third Bank announced that Richard Cushman, 51, joined the bank as senior vice president and Commercial Banking team lead.

Cushman was previously employed by Wisconsin Bank & Trust where he served as regional president.

“I felt compelled to make this change because it offered an opportunity to become part of an excellent organization in Fifth Third and help lead the growth into Wisconsin,” Cushman said.

Cushman is well-known in Wisconsin’s banking community, having worked his entire 25-plus year banking career in the state.

“I couldn’t be happier to have Rick join our Wisconsin team,” said Robert Ries, SVP, Commercial Banking, Fifth Third Bank. “With Rick in Madison and our team in Milwaukee, we are primed to deliver business solutions to Wisconsin companies who want to work with a local, well-known team who will not only leverage their collective market knowledge, but Fifth Third’s unique product offerings and our philosophy of working as one team, across all lines of business, to serve our clients in a comprehensive manner.”