Geoff Palmer and his wife, Heidi, moved to Madison in the early 1970’s. He first became involved in town activities in 1976, when he was elected to a six-year term on the Board of Finance. Following that, Geoff was a founding member and Chairman of the Senior Services Commission. He joined the Board of The Madison Foundation in 1996, and later served as President. He has also served as a Vice President of Madison, A Better Chance (Madison ABC) and as a Board member of SARAH, Inc.
Geoff retired from UBS in 2012 after 35 years in the financial services industry. In addition to his continuing involvement with The Foundation, he volunteers at the VA Hospital and The Yale Center for British Art.