Gary Schaefer, corporate executive of Associated Bank and Madison senior market president, will retire from his position on December 31, 2018. Schaefer joined Associated in 1995. His successful career spans 45 years within the financial services industry and includes serving as WBA Board of Directors Chairman.

Since joining Associated Bank, Schaefer has been instrumental in growing the company and brand in the Greater Madison area. He has been active in a variety of high profile civic and charitable organizations, most recently board positions with the Oscar Rennebohm Foundation, Madison Symphony Orchestra, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Dane County Foundation.

Gary Schaefer retirement
Pictured (left to right): Rose Oswald Poels, WBA; Gary Schaefer, Associated Bank, Madison; and Harry Argue, former WBA CEO and president.