Mr. Litwack began his retailing career with a Federated department store, then to a May Co. store where he became one of the youngest divisional vice-presidents. Following that experience, Mr. Litwack joined one of the Midwest’s fastest growing women’s discount stores and wholesale companies, Gateway Apparel/Fashion Gal Stores, as a partner and vice-president of merchandising. After retiring at an early age, Mr. Litwack has been engaged in community volunteer work serving as Chairman, Board member and Executive committee member of non-profit organizations.
At the same time, he has been involved in a number of investment opportunities, particularly early developing companies, several of which have gone public, including Talx – acquired by Equifax, Jones Medical – acquired by Medicine Shoppe which was later acquired by Cardinal Health, Catalyst International, and Telecom Towers LP – which was later sold to American Towers. For the last twenty years, Mr. Litwack has been an active partner in a local chain of successful casual dining restaurants.
Mr. Litwack received a BS degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1959.