Arnie Fielkow to speak Wednesday at Life Resources Bottom Line Luncheon
It has been a whirlwind professional journey for Arnie Fielkow.
A native of Appleton, WI, Fielkow graduated from Northwestern University (IL) and got his law degree from the University of Wisconsin.
He began practicing law in 1981 in Chicago.
In athletics, Fielkow began his career as commissioner of the North Star Conference (later renamed the Mid-Continent Conference). He went on to serve as Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel of the Continental Basketball Association.
Fielkow ventured into professional baseball as President of the Southern League.
In 2000, he was named Executive Vice President of the New Orleans Saints, serving in that capacity through 2005.
Fielkow then became a New Orleans city council member before being elected Councilman-at-Large.
He returned to Chicago to become the President and CEO of the NBA Retired Players Association.
Fielkow then returned “home” to New Orleans in 2017 to accept the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans.
Among the many outstanding acts by the Federation, Fielkow was at the forefront of starting scholarships for students of St. Augustine High School most recently.
Come hear an inspiring message from Arnie Fielkow of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans at the weekly Life Resources Bottom Line Luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at noon at Piccadilly Cafeteria, 2222 Clearview Parkway in Metairie. All are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Ken Trahan at (504) 471-2192 or Barry Haindel at (504) 450-8198.
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Born and raised in the New Orleans area, CCSE Owner and CEO Ken Trahan has been a sports media fixture in the community for nearly four decades. Ken started NewOrleans.com/Sports with Bill Hammack and Don Jones in 2008. In 2011, the site became SportsNOLA.com. On August 1, 2017, Ken helped launch CrescentCitySports.com. Having accumulated national awards/recognition (National Football Foundation, College…