Bakalars to Retire
After 34 years of dedicated service to FVSBank and the Oshkosh Community, FVSBank announces the retirement of Vice President of Business Banking and Oshkosh Market Manager Matt Bakalars, effective April 2023.
Bakalars joined FVSBank in 1989 and played an instrumental role in the growth and success of the company’s mortgage and business banking divisions. He has been a key member of the leadership team, overseeing the growth of the bank’s commercial lending portfolio, and expanding its market share.
Bakalars has actively participated in the community, dedicating his time to several boards and volunteering with local organizations, including but not limited to: Father Carr’s Place 2B, Day by Day Warming Shelter, Oshkosh Southwest Rotary, Evergreen Retirement Finance Committee, Oshkosh Family, Inc., Oshkosh Area United Way, Miravida Living, and the DC Villars Foundation of Hope.
Commenting on Bakalars’ retirement, FVSBank CEO Steven Walber said “Matt has been an exceptional leader and has played a significant role in the growth and success of FVSBank. His dedication, hard work, and commitment to excellence have been an inspiration to us all. We wish him all the best in his retirement and thank him for his many years of service.”