Speaker Date Topic
John Locke Aug 21, 2019
Young Professionals Engaged in Rotary

Torrey Pines Rotary Club will present a dynamic meeting from a young upcoming star in Rotary from Madison, Wisconsin (bio enclosed). 

 My Rotary journey;

 What makes a young professional join and be engaged in Rotary;

 How your club can grow membership by engaging young people;

 The techniques of what the District Membership Committee is doing to grow membership.

Please respond ASAP – thank you. Gordon Shurtleff, Club Service Torrey Pines Rotary Club 858-483-4990 or plssunrise@sbcglobal.net


John Locke is a Rotarian since 2012 and is the current District 6250 Membership Chair. He was the Charter President and founding member of the Rotary Club of Madison After Hours. He has served as an Assistant Governor for three years, as well as the holder of the agenda of a Madison Rotary Leaders group that recently formed. He helps organize Young Professional Week, as well as events such as the Pumpkin Bowl, Sustainable Suds, Cascade Extravaganza, Madison Mixtape, the Zoo Takeover and Rock the River. John has been a Financial Advisor for over ten years. He owns his own Financial Planning practice with over 1200 clients and three employees with offices in Madison, Janesville, Green Bay and Crivitz. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received the CLU (Chartered Life Underwriter) from the American College and is a CFP (Certified Financial Planner™) with the CFP Board. He was named as one of LPL Financials top 20% Financial Advisors in 2018. John can be described as dedicated, charitable, motivated and a leader. He believes in service above self. Service to his clients helping them pursue their goals, service to his community by giving of his time and experience, and service to his friends and family to ensure their lives are better off. As a young man, John learned from his grandmother to help other people and take care of his physical health and mental well-being. He cares about the homeless, the hungry and just helping people get their lives back on track. You can find John playing flag football, ice hockey, kickball, baseball and volleyball. John is an avid Wisconsin sports fan who enjoys attending Badger, Packer and Brewer games all over the country! John lives in Madison, Wisconsin, and can be reached at 608-385-7954.