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Harold F. Mayer


Harold F. “Hal” Mayer was born in Madison, Wisconsin and grew up in Evanston, Illinois.  He received an undergraduate degree in Economics from Beloit College and an MBA in Marketing from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.  He spent his 30 year business career with Oscar Mayer & Company which later became Oscar Mayer/Kraft Foods, retiring in 1996 as Vice President of Operations.  His community activities have included United Way where he chaired the annual fund drive and the Board of Directors, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Meriter Foundation, and The Madison Community Foundation, serving on and chairing its Board of Governors.  Hal’s other board service included The  Madison Cultural Arts Support Trust (MCAST), Bank of Shorewood Hills, Community Banks, Valley Bank, M & I Bank and BMO Harris Bank.  Hal and his wife Christy have a son and a daughter, three granddaughters, one grandson and live in Naples, FL and Madison. Favorite activities include traveling, golf, walking on the beach, listening to music and reading.