Meet Gale S. Price

Gale S. Price, AICP, EDFP, Vice President Business Banking 

2525 Milton Avenue, Suite 100 | JanesvilleWI  53545

Direct: 608.713.1996 | Cell: 608.295.0752 | Toll-free: 800.209.2616 Ext. 3502

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Areas of Expertise

  • Economic Development
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Multi-family and Residential Real Estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Project Entitlements
  • Working with Municipalities
  • Building projects

Years of Experience

Prior to joining Blackhawk Bank, Gale was employed by the city of Janesville in the planning and economic sector, since 2002. He served as the Economic and Development Director for seven years and was responsible for the implementation of a comprehensive Economic Development Program. He was an integral part of the city's industrial development program, business retention and expansion and downtown revitalization. 

Prior to his work in economic development, Gale worked as the city's building manager, a position that included city planning, code enforcement, and development negotiation and supervision. 


Gale holds a Bachelor of Urban Planning degree, with an emphasis on Community Planning, from the University of Cincinnati's College of Design Architecture Art and Planning. Much of his coursework focused on economics, real estate development and finance. 

Additionally, Gale is among the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is an Economic Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council (EDFP). 

Volunteer Efforts

A dedicated volunteer in his community, Gale is a Board Member and the Facilities Committee Chair for the Salvation Army Rock County. He also serves as a Facilities Committee Member for both KANDU and Health Net of Rock County. 

Formerly, Gale was Chair of St. Paul's Lutheran Church's Janesville Finance and Building Committees. He has also coached youth basketball with the YMCA Northern Rock County and t-ball and baseball with Janesville Youth Baseball. 

Hobbies and Interests

Gale and his wife, Mandy enjoy raising their two boys - Will and AJ. When he's not coaching or shuttling the boys to activities, Gale enjoys golfing, traveling and attending sporting events. An avid baseball enthusiast, Gale has attended games in 28 of the 30 major league baseball markets and has seen games in 38 stadiums! He's also a motorsports fan, including Formula One and MotoGP motorcycle racing.

Health Savings Accounts

An HSA is an account where you can save money, earn interest, and spend money all on a tax-free basis as long as the money is being spent for qualified medical expenses.

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