Patrick Rees joined Reach Business Lenders in 2023 as the Director of Commercial Lending. He is responsible for providing Wisconsin Credit Unions with quality commercial loans by engaging with business owners from across the state of Wisconsin while providing both borrowers and Credit Unions with the highest quality loan origination experience. In tandem with the Loan Portfolio Manager, Ashley Rabuck Schultz, Patrick is also tasked with servicing existing borrowers on an ongoing basis.
Patrick has spent nearly two decades in the banking industry in Wisconsin, the past ten of which have focused on business banking and commercial lending. He has experience with commercial real estate financing, commercial construction, SBA lending, practice finance, and several other specialty finance programs. Patrick holds a B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ashley Rabuck Schultz joined Reach Business Lenders in 2021 as a Loan Portfolio Manager. She has responsibilities for managing Reach's current loan portfolio, as well as working with new borrowers to gather financial information and bring loans through to close. Ashley partners closely with participants to provide all documentation necessary.
Beth Ellis promotes Reach Business Landers’s services through her role as Senior Vice President-Finance & Strategic Partnerships for the Wisconsin Credit Union League. She serves on the Reach Business Lenders Board of Directors as Treasurer, and works closely with the Reach Business Lenders team.
Prior to joining The League, Beth worked worked at a publicly traded company for over 10 years where she gained experience in accounting, financial and strategic planning, and IT application support. She holds master's degrees in business administration and accounting, and a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is a CPA.