TOWSON, MD, June 13, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert W. Schaefer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Schaefer celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Mr. Schaefer is a retired banking executive who was the Senior Financial Executive of the First National Bank during his final 35 years of his 45-year tenure with the bank, 1951 – 1996. During this 35-year period, he carried the title of Comptroller, Vice President, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President & CFO. Upon his retirement from the Bank, he spent 17 years as the Executive Director of the France-Merrick Foundation, one of Baltimore's larger Foundations from 1996 to 2013. A CPA in the State of Md., he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Baltimore and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Loyola College - Baltimore.
Early in his career during the late 1950's, Mr. Schaefer taught as an adjunct instructor in accounting at North Carolina State College, during his time in the 2nd Marine Air Wing, serving as Asst. Wing Fiscal Officer at Cherry Point, N.C. Upon his return to the Bank in their Credit Dept. he also taught in the evening for the Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Banking for about six years during the 1960s. He also served on the State of Maryland's Retirement System and the Baltimore City Fire and Police retirement system during the period 2000 – 2011. The highlight of this period was when he served as the Chair of the State's Investment Committee from 2007 - 2011.
Locally, Mr. Schaefer has been well-known in the Baltimore community for serving on the Baltimore City School Board, the Boy Scouts, the Aquarium, a couple of hospitals, the Enoch Pratt Library and several private and public schools among others.
A longstanding member of the Finance Executives Institute, the Maryland CPA Association, and the University of Baltimore Foundation, among others, Mr. Schaefer is also a former president and member of the board of directors of the Baltimore chapter of the Bank Administration Institute and former member of the board of directors of the University of Baltimore Alumni Association. Highlighted in every edition of Who's Who in America since 1987, as well as many more editions of Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World, Mr. Schaefer is happily married to his wife of 55 years, Elaine Lennon, and they have two daughters.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert W. Schaefer, MBA, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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