Edward F. Zwick received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1961 and his J.D. cum laude
from Union University, Albany Law School, in 1964, where he was editor of the law review and graduated 2nd in his class.
Mr. Zwick has extensive experience in international business and corporate matters, real estate, mergers and acquisitions and various complex financings. His background includes international licensing and technology agreements, particularly between the U.S. and Europe, Asia and South America. He is active in advising high profile political leaders on international business matters. Current clients include companies involved in electronics and telecommunications, biotech, medical devices and renewable energy, particularly biodiesel. He is admitted to practice before all courts in Florida and New York.
Mr. Zwick formerly served as Chairman of the Southeast/US Japan Association (Florida Delegation). Before moving to Maui, he was an active member of the Florida Council for International Development and a founding member and former director the Japanese American Society and the Morikami Museum in Delray Beach, Florida. He was also chairman of Nihongo Gakko (Japanese Language School).
Mr. Zwick served as a Commissioner of the Maui County Cost of Government Commission. He also served as Chairman of the Maui County Sister Cities Foundation.
He is Secretary and a Director of the Sustainable Biodiesel Alliance, Inc. Mr. Zwick is also a member of the Maui County Liquor Adjudication Board.
Mr. Zwick joined Pacific Biodiesel as Secretary and General Counsel in 2007. He presently serves as a member of the Board of Managers of Big Island Biodiesel, LLC, which is in the process of completing a 5 million gallon per year biodiesel plant on the Big Island of Hawaii.