Gary Schaefer, an esteemed professional with an impressive 45-year tenure in the banking industry, joined Legacy in 2019. His primary role has been assisting with the development of the Madison office. Gary’s career includes a notable 25-year stint as the President of Associated Bank in Madison, demonstrating his leadership skills and strategic acumen. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Eastern Illinois University, further fortifying his credentials.
Beyond his professional life, Gary is deeply embedded in his community, actively participating in various groups and organizations. He currently serves on the board of The Oscar Rennebohm Foundation and the United Way of Dane County Foundation, evidencing his commitment to community development and social service. His past leadership roles include chairmanship positions at The Wisconsin Banker’s Association, Edgewood College, and the Madison Community Foundation.