JTS Board of Trustees Elects New Members

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September 19, 2016, New York, NY

The Board of Trustees of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) has elected three new members: Jeffrey Feig, Robert Immerman, and Floy Brown Kaminski (former chair of The Davidson School Advisory Board). Additionally, the board has named Henry Glanternik as chair of The Davidson School Advisory Board.

“These new members bring both depth and diversity of experience to an already distinguished Board of Trustees,” says Alan Levine, chair of the Board. “Their career accomplishments and their records of service–to their communities, the arts, the betterment of society, and the Jewish communal world–are extraordinary. We look forward to their contributions to JTS’s leadership.”

Jeffrey Feig received his BA in honors business administration from the University of Western Ontario. Having started at Citibank in Toronto, he moved to New York in 1996, then London in 2000, where he added European foreign exchange (FX) business to Citi’s global product management. Mr. Feig led Citi’s global FX business in the developed world for 10 years. He joined Fortress Investment Group LLC in 2014 as co-CIO of the Fortress Macro Fund and co-president of liquid markets. He left Fortress in 2015. He was on the board of directors of EBS, an active member of various central banks’ FX committees, and the chair of the Foreign Exchange Committee from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Feig is on the board of JCC Manhattan and The Jewish Week, and is a former trustee of Congregation B’nai Jeshurun in New York City.

Robert A. Immerman received his BS from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He studied at Boston University Law School before founding InterDesign Inc., an international developer and distributor of consumer products, in 1974. He is a trustee and former vice-chair and committee chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland; past board chair and current board member of Jewish Family Services Association of Cleveland; and a former board member of the Mandel JCC, also in Cleveland. Nationally, he is vice president of Human Rights Voices; a member of the board of governors of the Middle East Forum; a member of the board of Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs; a member of the New York branch of American Friends of the Israel Museum; and a graduate of the Wexner Heritage Foundation program for lay leaders. Mr. Immerman’s board memberships outside the Jewish world include Surgical Theater LLC and Center of Cognition and Recovery LLC. He is a member of the board of governors of the Gatestone Institute.

Floy Brown Kaminski received her BA magna cum laude in anthropology from Yale College and her MA in American studies/historic preservation from George Washington University. Before her career at afa Asset Services in NY, she was an education specialist at the National Endowment for the Humanities and a program administrator for Heritage Conservation and Recreation Services at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Ms. Kaminski has served 15 years as chair of the advisory board of The Davidson School of Jewish Education at JTS; on the New York and national advisory board of Facing History and Ourselves; as a trustee of Park Avenue Synagogue; and as a trustee of Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, NY.

Henry Glanternik is the CEO of TMC Properties, LLC, a real estate development and management company. Previous to founding TMC Properties, he was the president of Dominick & Dominick, Inc. Mr. Glanternik currently serves on the executive committee and board of the Solomon Schechter School of Manhattan, in addition to chairing the advisory board of The Davidson School at JTS. He is a trustee, security committee chair, and former treasurer of Congregation Or Zarua in Manhattan and an emeritus trustee of Park Avenue Synagogue, where he was also president of the Men’s Club. Mr. Glanternik is a former trustee, treasurer, and deputy mayor of Saltaire, New York, on Fire Island, where he was also a volunteer firefighter for two decades.