Port Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht Accepts Position in Biden-Harris Administration

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Port Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht Accepts Position in Biden-Harris Administration 

Mayor Johnson Praises His Service to the City of Milwaukee


MILWAUKEE, WI – Port Milwaukee Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht has informed Mayor Cavalier Johnson of his acceptance of a position in the Biden-Harris Administration. Mr. Tindall-Schlicht’s last day at the Port will be Friday, October 28, 2022.

“My position as Port Director has been the greatest experience of my professional life thus far,” said Director Tindall-Schlicht. “Serving the residents of the City of Milwaukee and promoting statewide economic growth through the Port’s commercial, recreational and cruise operations has been a privilege.”

“We are witnessing unparalleled growth across Milwaukee Harbor,” said Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson. “Much of that progress is attributable to Adam, who has been tireless in his advocacy, strategic partnership building, fundraising efforts, and stewardship at the Port. I am deeply appreciative of his contributions to the City of Milwaukee.”

Mr. Tindall-Schlicht has served as Director of Port Milwaukee since August 2018. An interim Port Director will be announced in the weeks ahead. A nationwide search will soon commence to identify a permanent replacement for Milwaukee’s Port Director.



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