The Rotary Club of Milwaukee is pleased to announce that Ed Krishok will be RCM’s 106th President, serving 2018-2019. He will step into this role on July 1st, the beginning of the new Rotary year.
Ed has been a Rotarian since 2008. He has been a member of RCM’s Board of Directors since 2015.
As he prepares for this new challenge, Ed reflected on the strength and history of Rotary Club of Milwaukee: “Our Club is deep with talent and experience across our membership and has a strong record of serving Milwaukee for more than a century. I am looking forward to working with my fellow members to keep our Club vibrant, serve our community, and do our part to help Milwaukee embrace its future.”
By way of background, Ed is a business lawyer retired from Harley-Davidson Motor Company. During his 17 years at Harley-Davidson, Ed filled a number of roles in the Legal Department including Managing Director of International Legal Affairs and Vice-President, General Counsel of Harley-Davidson Motor Company.
Ed is an active Board member in a number of community organizations – among them The Urban Ecology Center, Woodland Pattern Book Center, and COA Youth and Family Centers. While serving as president of the Urban Ecology Center Board, Ed was instrumental in assuring the completion of the Milwaukee Rotary Centennial Arboretum.
Originally from Staten Island, New York, Ed has called Milwaukee home for over 30 years. He and his wife Brooke have five adult children and one grandchild. Ed enjoys watching baseball and roots for the Milwaukee Brewers, although he still keeps an eye on the New York Yankees.