Schlesinger bio-box

Name: Rick Schlesinger
Title: Milwaukee Brewers executive vice president of business operations
Age: 41
Family: Wife Diane; sons Bradley, 8, Sam, 6; and daughter Katie, 3.
Heritage: Grew up in Bayside with father, Mel Schlessinger, retired Milwaukee-area car dealer, and mother, Iris.
Education: Graduated from Nicolet High School; earned bachelor’s degree in political science and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison; earned law degree from Harvard University.
Previous job: Vice president of legal affairs and assistant general manager for Anaheim Sports Inc., the Walt Disney Co. subsidiary that operates the Anaheim Angels baseball team and the Anaheim Mighty Ducks hockey franchise.
Original career aspiration: "To be a sports journalist. But being a journalist is a very tough job. It’s not an easy profession. I think I probably went a more risk-free approach and switched gears by going into a pre-law mode."

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