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Ellsworth native turned bookkeeping skills into bank employment

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Take one bookkeeper, have her work for two different businesses, then interrupt her career to raise a family of four before being hired by a bank, where she's since transferred among three offices.


That's Connie Leonard's story. The Ellsworth native is retiring from M&I Bank's local office this month after 21 years with the bank. An open house for her will be held there on Friday, June 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the public is invited.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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