The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches announced Steve Schneider’s retirement from the Board of Directors at their December board meeting. Schneider served as a Director for both The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches and Bancorp of New Glarus, Inc. for 12 years. He owned and operated Schneider Quality Plumbing in Brodhead and brought a life-long knowledge of the Brodhead area.

Schneider joined the Board of Directors in October 2008. He supported the bank through the expansion into Monroe in 2010, the second expansion in Monroe in 2013, the opening of our Loan Production Office in Madison in 2016 and the purchase of the adjourning building at the New Glarus highway facility and remodel for our Loan Processing Center in 2020. In addition to his Board seat, Steve also served on the Director Audit Committee and the Director Loan Committee.

In recognition of Schneider’s 12 years as a Board member of The Bank of New Glarus and Sugar River Bank Branches and of Bancorp of New Glarus, Inc., the bank is donating $250.00 to the Brodhead Community White Food Pantry and $250.00 to the Brodhead Elementary Backpack Program.