Seifried & Brew, LLC, a community bank consulting risk management firm located in Bethlehem, Pa., recognizes Wadena State Bank as an optimal performer in its 2018 S & B Top 15th percentile.

The top 15th percentile represents a select group of high performing banks that are made up of the best 782 out of 5,213 community banks in the nation. Wadena State Bank ranked as 674 within this year's ranking. To achieve that honor, Wadena State Bank demonstrated exemplary performance by managing its exposure to risk while maintaining a notable level of reward, according to a news release.