Lake Wylie Rotarian, Ed Lindsey, was recently honored as the 2019 Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year!
Ed was born in Brooklyn, earned a BBA and MBA at Pace University, and enjoyed a career as a Data Quality and Sales Engineer. His career included positions at Univac, Harris Data Communications, A T & T Bell Labs, NCR, Evoke Software, IBM and Informatica. Ed retired after a fulfilling career and now volunteers his time and talents for the greater good of the Lake Wylie community.
Ed is Past President of the Lake Wylie Rotary Club and was awarded Rotarian of the Year in 2017. In his nine years of Rotary, Ed has made many contributions. He continues to organize many efforts such as Adopt a Stream and the Thanksgiving turkey delivery for the less fortunate. He has introduced and spearheaded the creation of Little Libraries that he maintains on behalf of the Lake Wylie Rotary Club. Ed has organized and lead efforts to raise funds to build a covered shelter and picnic areas at the Clover Central School District YMCA and Aquatic Center. Ed also enthusiastically volunteers for Rotary activities organized by his fellow Rotarians. Throughout the Lake Wylie community, Ed is known for his humble, dedicated volunteerism. He has served on the Bethel Fire District Advisory Board. Ed currently serves of the Lake Wylie Park Advisory Board working with York County to oversee the creation and plan to build a community sports park where kids of all ages can participate in ball games, walking trails, pickleball, community gatherings, and recreational opportunities. The park is slated to open in the spring of 2020. In Ed’s spare time, he works with AARP to prepare taxes for seniors at no cost. He also serves on the Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors where he volunteers for a full variety of events and activities presented annually by the Chamber. In addition to his other accomplishments, Ed wrote a book on Data Profiling entitled “Three-Dimensional Analysis – Data Profiling Techniques.”
Ed is married to Kathy and has two daughters, Deana and Lynn, and one son, Tim. He also has seven grandchildren, Michael, Carly, Tim, Allison, Kim, Cayden, and Kaia. Always the organizer and community-minded person, Ed encourages his family members to assist with projects to help the Lake Wylie Rotary Club and the community. Thank you to the Lindsey Family for sharing this amazing man with us!