Why Green Bay?

Why Green Bay, Wisconsin?

Big city amenities, small town feel

Schneider’s world corporate headquarters is located in Green Bay, Wis. Combined with the surrounding cities, these Northeast Wisconsin communities form the third largest metropolitan area in the state with a population exceeding 360,000. Low crime rates, friendly neighborhoods, low cost of living, minimal traffic, award-winning schools and a vast array of attractions make it a great place to live and work.

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Reasons to Work for Schneider in Green Bay:

  • Local Attractions and Entertainment Green Bay is a vibrant community with something for everyone.
  • Sports It starts with the World Champion Green Bay Packers, but it doesn’t end there.
  • Dining You’ll be amazed by the diverse dining options for a small community.
  • Family Living Simply put: Northeast Wisconsin is a great place to raise a family.
  • Active Lifestyle Four distinct weather seasons offer countless ways to enjoy the outdoors.

Local Attractions and Entertainment

Whether you’re looking for theatre, live music, history or art, Green Bay and the Fox Cities have you covered. Here are a few of the great venues and events for arts and entertainment.

  • Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
  • Music Festivals
  • Concerts in the park
  • Art Shows
  • Oktoberfest
  • Weidner Center
  • Meyer Theatre
  • Green Bay Botanical Gardens
  • Resch Center
  • Neville Public Museum
“You can definitely tell that it’s a growing area with ongoing development. You get the small-town vibe and friendliness, but with quick access to different activities — you can drive 10-15 minutes to get almost anywhere.”
Karthik, from West Virginia, received Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley
“Green Bay: It’s big but it’s small. I love that I don’t have to sit in two hours of traffic to get to work. The people are friendly and there are big city things if you want to find them.”
Kerry, lifelong Northeast Wisconsin resident

Sports

Green Bay is home of the World Champion Green Bay Packers. It may be one of the smallest metropolitan areas in the country to host a major professional sports franchise, but the Packers boast one of the largest and most loyal followings in the NFL. Outside the Packers, there are many other great sports teams to root for:

  • Timber Rattlers – baseball farm team for the Milwaukee Brewers
  • Green Bay Bullfrogs – AAA baseball
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Phoenix – Division I college
  • St. Norbert College (SNC) Green Knights – Division III college
  • Milwaukee Brewers – baseball
  • Milwaukee Bucks – basketball
  • Wisconsin Badgers – Division I college
  • Green Bay Gamblers – hockey
  • Green Bay Blizzard – arena football
  • Top-notch golf courses – including Whistling Straits in Kohler, frequent PGA Tour stop
  • Green Bay Curling Club
  • Multiple running clubs and local marathons – including the Bellin Run, Cellcom Marathon, Fox Cities Marathon and more

Dining

Wisconsin might be best known for its cheese and beer, but the culinary diversity beyond that is impressive. Green Bay and the surrounding area have many hidden treasures. With a growing trend toward utilizing locally grown produce and only the best ingredients, restaurants are sure to deliver.

Family Living

The Green Bay area prides itself on having strong family roots. With this in mind, there is never a shortage of fun things to do as a family in Northeast Wisconsin. If you’re moving here to work and don’t have family, you’ll feel like family at Schneider. The pride of our community and our company is the people. Here are a few family-friendly attractions:

  • Bay Beach Amusement Park
  • Museums
  • National Railroad Museum
  • Neville Public Museum
  • Children’s Museum
  • Heritage Hill
  • Farmer’s Markets

Active Lifestyle

Green Bay and the Fox Cities get four distinct seasons, and with that, many fun and exciting ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Go exploring on the extensive trail system, take an adventure throughout our many state parks or hit the links at a local golf course. In the winter, enjoy snowmobiling, skiing (cross country or downhill), ice fishing and much more.

  • Many local runs
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Camping
  • Door County – just northeast of Green Bay, it’s a scenic must-see travel destination for locals and tourists alike
    • 12 Lighthouses
    • Shopping
    • Camping
    • Cherry Orchards
    • Wineries
    • Fine Dining
    • State Parks

Did you know? Schneider is the second largest private employer in the Green Bay area with 2,725 of our nationwide employee base calling Northeast Wisconsin home. Make it your home today.

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