Andrew K. Robitshek, Vice-Chair

Andrew K. RobitshekAndrew K. Robitshek was appointed in November of 2021 to fill a vacancy on the Board and elected to a six-year term in November 2022. Robitshek was elected Vice Chair in January 2024.

A long-time Traverse City resident, Robitshek is the son of a retired school speech pathologist who grew up with a core belief in the power of education and pursuing secondary education. After graduating with an undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon in Industrial Management, Robitshek completed a MA in Telecommunications from George Washington University while working a full-time position, and then later went on to secure an MBA from Northwestern University.

Robitshek is the President of Bay Motor Products, and has served on the boards of multiple organizations including the Great Lakes Children's Museum, Traverse Area Community Sailing, Traverse City Noon Rotary, Honor Bank, Congregation Ahavat Shalom and Jewish Vocation Services. Robitshek's NMC ties are many, and include taking extended education classes, attending International Affairs Forum and Dennos Museum events and mentoring student's in NMC's former Upward Bound program. He's also worked with multiple employees to take classes at NMC to help grow their careers, and was an active volunteer for the NMC Barbecue, running and coordinating the Rotary grilling for many years.