Bob Schlicht is a 4th generation Madisonian who attended Madison Central High School and graduated from the University Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelors Degree in History, with Minors in Economics and French.
Bob earned a Masters Degree in business from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
He attended three specialized banking schools at Rutgers University at the Stonier graduate school of banking, the University of Oklahoma's national school of commercial lending and the University of Oklahoma's national graduate school of commercial lending and is also a certified financial planner.
Bob was the number one or two person in commercial banks in Madison, Wisconsin for 30 straight years. He was president of the Bank of Shorewood Hills, the American Exchange Bank, Valley Bank of Madison and the M&I Bank of Southern Wisconsin. Bob served as chairman of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce in 1996 and 1997, as the chair of the 2003 United Way campaign, and on several local boards including the University Wisconsin Healthcare Board and the Dean Health System Board.
As a notable University of Wisconsin alumnus, Bob was asked to serve on the prestigious Town and Gown Dinner Club which was formed in 1878. Bob Schlicht grew up in a Madison golfing family and participated in sports in high school and college. He won letters in football, basketball, track and golf in high school and a letter playing football at the University Wisconsin-Madison.