William (Bill) E. Mitchell


As vice chairman of Ed Mitchell, Inc., Mr. Mitchell’s main focus is to be the Mitchell family presence in the Westport store and to represent the entire Mitchell family in the community and to their valued customers. His top priority is providing exceptional customer service and high quality merchandise in an exciting, friendly, and visually dynamic atmosphere.  In addition to his responsibilities with EMI, he has been very active in community and civic activities and generously hosts the annual St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation “Women at Heart” fundraiser. He is most proud of his leadership positions with the Near and Far Aid Association and the Inner City Foundation.

Mr. Mitchell served as president of the Westport Rotary Club and honorary chair of Inter-Faith Housing. He also has served on the boards of Putnam Trust, The Bank of New York; Levitt Pavilion Arts Committee; YMCA; the Jewish Home for the Elderly; Staples Grants, Tuition Committee; and Sacred Heart University.

Mr. Mitchell has been recognized with Family Award from the Sportsmen’s Club and the M.S. Fairfield County Award, and recently accepted on behalf of his entire family the Distinguished Community Leadership Award from the American Defamation League in honor of all their charitable work.