This location offers a full range of products and experienced associates. 

A mortgage specialist is available by appointment.

Meet the Brooklyn Team

Ellen Bernards

(608) 824-3232


Ellen brings 14 years of housing industry experience to Monona Bank. In addition to mortgage lending, Ellen has a housing counseling and education background. This makes her uniquely qualified to assist first time home buyers, those seeking homeownership after divorce and anyone transitioning from one stage of life to another. She combines sensitivity with a practical approach.

Ellen is passionate about providing superior service to her clients and partners which meshes well with Monona Bank’s mission to be our clients’ trusted financial advisor. Her customer focus allows her to go above and beyond with all of her clients. She is based in our Cross Plains location but is happy to meet with clients at any of our nine locations.

Katie Simon

(208) 824-3241  


Katie brings more than 30 years of mortgage lending experience to clients of Monona Bank. A lifelong resident of the Middleton area, Katie brings a deep understanding of the home buying market that our clients appreciate.  She enjoys using her expertise to assist clients finance their dream homes, whether they're first-time home buyers or empty-nesters. Katie believes that purchasing your home is one of the largest investments you will make and looks forward to guiding you through the process. Katie works out of our Middleton office but can meet clients at any of our nine locations.

Monona Bank-Brooklyn

229 Douglas Drive

Brooklyn, WI 53521

Phone: (608) 455-5090


Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed


Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 6:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am