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Chair of the Board

Jay B. Williams

Chairman of the Board, Associated Banc-Corp, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, Church Mutual Insurance Company

Jay B. Williams, MCW Board of TrusteesMr. Williams currently serves as chairman of the board of Associated Banc-Corp, Inc., and chairman of the board of Church Mutual Insurance Company, along with serving on the board of other for-profit and non-profit organizations.

Mr. Williams’s career spanned 37 years in the banking industry where he held various leadership positions. In addition, he is the past president and CEO of the Milwaukee Public Museum.

Mr. Williams earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Marquette University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from St. Norbert College in Green Bay. In 2016, Mr. Williams received an honorary doctorate degree from St. Norbert College. In 2010, he received the Professional Achievement Award from Marquette University College of Business Administration. Also, in 2001 he received the Distinguished Business Alumni Award from St. Norbert College. Mr. Williams is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) board leadership fellow. He also has received the NACD director certification, and he has also earned a CERT certificate in cybersecurity oversight from NACD.

Current for-profit board positions:

  • Associated Banc-Corp, Inc
  • Church Mutual Insurance Company, Inc.
  • Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, Inc.

Current non-profit board positions:

  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Past chair of:

  • Milwaukee Public Library Foundation
  • Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance
  •  Milwaukee Public Museum
  • St. Norbert College
  • Southeastern Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District