Chicago might be home for Wintrust Financial (WTFC), but Ed Wehmer, the company's chief executive, says he has never had a bad time in nearby Wisconsin.

The $18.2 billion-asset company has been busy building out Town Bank, its bank in Hartland, Wis. Wintrust  last week struck two branch deals that will add a total of 12 branches, $90 million in assets and $400 million in deposits.

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