Baylake Bank. Helping Build the Good Life.Baylake Bank Names Gajda as Sister Bay and Washington Island Financial Center Manager

Larry Gajda
Larry Gajda

June 9, 2011 --
Baylake Bank has announced the appointment of Larry Gajda to the position of Financial Center Manager for its Sister Bay and Washington Island locations. Gajda is responsible for business development, staff development, and general management of the Baylake locations at 2438 S. Bay Shore Dr, Sister Bay, and 1131 Main Rd, Washington Island. He joins Paula Englebert, Deb Schubert-Merkle, and Ruth Telfer, who serve as Financial Center managers for the bank’s Fish Creek, Egg Harbor, and Ellison Bay locations. In addition to his management responsibilities, Gajda will work with Baylake Bank Commercial Loan Officer Ken Glasheen to support the business community and lending in Northern Door County.

Gajda comes to Baylake Bank with more than 30 years of banking experience. He has insurance licenses in Property, Casualty, Credit, and Life. He has completed Consumer Lending, General Banking, and Commercial Lending School from the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

He recently returned to Door County, where he previously served as the Chairman of the Door County Economic Development Corp, Chairman of the Door County Revolving Loan Fund, and President of the Sister Bay Lions Club. He is planning to become active with the Door County Realtors and Door County Builders Associations in addition to the Sister Bay Lions.

Gajda commented, “Baylake Bank is a true community bank. We are very involved in community organizations and support community events. We don’t have the big bank mentality; loan approvals are handled locally and completed more expeditiously.”

Member FDICEqual Housing Lender.  Baylake Bank serves its Wisconsin communities from financial centers in Brown, Door, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Waushara counties and from its website at For more information call (920) 743-5551 or 1-800-267-3610.