, immediate past president of the El Cerrito chamber called Glinternick "one of the best known and most recognized faces in our city," in his .
Glinternick served in World War II. He attended the University of Minnesota, where he worked as editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Daily. He went on to have a long career as a reporter, writing for newspapers around the Bay Area.
Glinternick took over as manager of the El Cerrito Chamber of Commerce in 1996 and ran the chamber for 13 years.