PDG Mike McCarthy Selected as Next RLI NEA Chair for 2024-27
At the RLI NEA Annual Meeting, the entire assemblage unanimously selected PDG Mike McCarthy as our next Chair Director, succeeding Jerry Gortner for 2024-27.
A Rotarian since 1997, Mike has served the Pottstown Club as Club President, Director and Youth Exchange Officer, and Rotary in a number of capacities, including District 7430 Governor (2009-10), DRFC (2011-15, 18-21) and ARRFC (2015-18). He is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and a Bequest Society member and is a facilitator for the Rotary Leadership Institute since 2010 and at PETS.
A Reading, PA, native, Mike’s US Navy career focused on logistics and procurement. Following that he returned to his roots, working on economic development matters and on business consulting, building teams to improve performance and valuing businesses.
Mike is an active member of his community. He is a board member, and Past President, of the World Affairs Council of Greater Reading and is also a board member of Setebaid Services, Inc. He has taught Junior Achievement courses and serves in several capacities in his church.
His wife Mary Anne (Bradford) is a retired civil engineer and PE. She is also a Paul Harris Fellow and Bequest Society member. She and Mike have six children and seven grandchildren. They reside in the OleyValley, near Reading.