First Federal Bank rings closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock MarketSite

By Freeman Staff

Dec. 14, 2018

First Federal Bank of Wisconsin President and Chief Executive Officer Edward H. Schaefer rings the closing bell Wednesday at the Nasdaq Stock MarketSite in New York’s Times Square.
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WAUKESHA — On Wednesday, First Federal Bank of Wisconsin President and Chief Executive Officer Edward H. Schaefer rang the closing bell at the Nasdaq Stock MarketSite in New York’s Times Square.

The day also marked First Federal Bank’s first anniversary of being a Nasdaq- listed company and trading on the exchange under the symbol FFBW.

“It is an honor for me to represent our team, our Board of Directors, our shareholders, family and friends by ringing the closing bell. As a community bank, we support the growth of small businesses and help our residential and consumer customers realize their dreams. It has been just over one year since our initial public offering. The equity we raised will allow us to expand our community bank footprint. It is our mission to provide a superior customer experience, to provide quick local decision-making and to provide significant investment in the communities we serve. At First Federal Bank of Wisconsin, we call this The Community Bank Difference,” Schaefer said in a statement.

First Federal Bank of Wisconsin is a $270 million Waukesha-based community bank serving the needs of consumers and businesses in Waukesha, Brookfield and Bay View communities since 1922.