Brian R. Bodager (Appointed Member) is the President and CEO of the Pension Boards since 2015. As a banking executive and attorney, Brian brings more than three decades of financial, investment, and legal experience to serve the Church. Prior to joining the Pension Boards, Brian was a member of the PBUCC Board of Trustees for 12 years. Having served on the actuarial, Executive, and Personnel Committees, as well as chaired the Eligibility and Enterprise Risk Management Committees. In 1992, Brian joined Wisconsin-based Associated Banc-Corp, a publicly-traded bank holding company, with responsibilities for legal affairs, compliance, security, purchasing, and facilities. Brian also was engaged in corporate development activities of the company, including mergers and acquisitions. During a 20-year tenure, Brian helped grow Associated Banc-Corp’s assets from $1 billion to more than $20 billion. Immediately prior to joining the Pension Boards, Brian served as a principal for Performance Sciences, LLC, a Wisconsin-based early-stage business consulting and strategic planning firm. Brian is a long-time member of Union Congregational UCC in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and a native of Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, and his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and the Weatherhead School of Management, respectively.