Full Name
Mitch Reynolds
Job Title
Mayor and Wisconsin Chair of the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative
City of La Crosse, WI
Speaker Bio
Mitch Reynolds was elected in 2021 to serve as mayor of La Crosse. This is the first elected office he has held. Prior to becoming mayor, Mayor Reynolds was the Operations Manager for the Madison-based sustainable manufacturing company, Whole Trees. He also spent 16 years as a radio journalist in La Crosse at Midwest Family Broadcasting. Additionally, he has worked as an arborist, a bartender, a room service waiter, a crab fisherman, and a piano mover.

Mayor Reynolds originally hails from Michigan and spent many years in south Louisiana before moving to Wisconsin and settling in La Crosse in 1994 where he has lived since.

Mayor Reynolds has an undergraduate degree in History from UW-La Crosse and an MBA from Viterbo University.

Mayor Reynolds has focused his efforts as mayor on improving the quality and quantity of housing in La Crosse, implementing sustainability measures, and modernizing systems and processes that fulfill his mission of providing the highest possible level of equitable services for all who live in La Crosse.
Mitch Reynolds