Scott Berrie

Scott Berrie is an Emmy Award winning producer for “The Loving Story,” a documentary on the watershed civil rights case Loving v. Virginia released by HBO. He is the CEO and founder of Impulse Creative Productions, LLC and serves as Vice President of the Russell Berrie Foundation which makes social investments in innovative ideas that promote a rich Jewish communal life; supports medical advances in diabetes and humanism in medicine; and fosters religious understanding and pluralism. Scott’s currently developing “Jerusalem, I Love You,” a feature length, narrative film along the same format as films widely acclaimed “Paris, Je t’aime” and “New York, I Love You.” Before founding Impulse, Scott was the co-founder and CEO of VisionSpring, a three-time winner of Fast Company’s Social Capitalist Award for reducing poverty and economic advancement in the developing world through the sale of affordable eyeglasses. Berrie was given the first NYU Stern Stewart Satter Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In 2007, Scojo New York joined the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Scott is a trustee with the the Jewish Community Project Downtown, the American Society for Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, American Friends of the Shalom Hartman Institute, and Jerusalem Foundation. He’s a graduate of Colorado University, Columbia University Graduate School of International and Public Affairs with a certificate in Middle East Studies where he was a SIPA International Affairs Fellow and New York University Graduate School of Business Administration. Scott served as a Combat Engineer in the Israel Defense Forces from 1989-1990.

Victoria PL Feder*

Victoria PL Feder, JCP Founder, leads a digital education company that develops internet and mobile based corporate training classes in the area of digital marketing. Victoria was previously a consultant with The Boston Consulting Group and was co-founder of an internet software company, ExpertCommerce. She holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Yale University. An active member of New York’s Jewish community, Victoria co-founded JCP in 2002 to build Jewish community downtown in the wake of 9/11. She is now active with and passionate about the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), which drives for global justice in the name of Jewish. Victoria is a 21-year resident of Tribeca where she lives with her husband, Ben, and four children, Sam, Oliver, Rita and Nava.

Lori Fineman*

Lori Fineman is the Executive Director of Transport Group, a not-for-profit, Off-Broadway theater company. Prior to her role with Transport Group, Lori was the Global Director of Knowledge Management for the Capital Markets Company, an Antwerp-based financial services consulting firm and was the Director of Knowledge Management, Pharmaceutical Practice for Andersen Consulting. Ms. Fineman has also worked professionally as an actor, choreographer and yoga instructor and served as the Executive Director of the National Women’s Theater Festival in Philadelphia. Ms. Fineman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in English and Theater Arts and a B.S.E. from the Wharton School. Lori lives in Tribeca with her husband, Steve and their three sons.

Dori Friedman

Dori Friedman received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Studies from Indiana University. She spent nine years at The Advertising Council, a national non-profit organization. As Director of Special Events for the Ad Council, Dori was responsible for coordinating and running all of the organization’s events including their Annual Benefit that raised over $2,000,000. Dori is now a full-time mother and lives in Tribeca with her husband and two daughters, Samantha and Danielle.

Brian Friedman

Brian Friedman is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Brevan Howard Investment Management. Prior to joining Brevan Howard, he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in their Interest Rate Product group in charge of Hedge Fund Sales, and received a BS in Finance from Indiana University. Brian serves on the board of directors for Advocates for Children, which provides free legal and advocacy services to students with disabilities and from low income backgrounds, to promote access to the best education and services that New York can provide. He lives in Tribeca with his wife Dori and daughters Samantha and Danielle.

Jodi Schwartz

Jodi Schwartz is a Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz where she is the practice leader for Tax and Employee Benefits. She also serves on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Board of Family and Childrens Services, UJA Federation of New York, and Israel Sci Tech Schools. She has lived in Tribeca since 2002 with her husband and two children.

Dan Senor

Dan Senor is an author, investor, and television commentator on global affairs. He is currently a senior advisor to Elliott Management, a New York-based hedge fund. He is also adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to re-joining the investment management business, Dan was one of the longest serving civilian officials in Iraq, where he served in 2003 and 2004 as a Senior Adviser and the Chief Spokesperson for the U.S.-led Coalition. For his service, he was awarded the highest civilian honor by the Pentagon. Dan also served as a Pentagon adviser to Central Command in Qatar.Dan completed his BA at the University of Western Ontario and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; he completed his MBA at Harvard Business School. Dan is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s Economic Miracle. He writes frequently for the Wall Street Journal, and has also been published by the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek Magazine, and Time.

Susan Silverstein*

Susan Silverstein has served on the JCP Board since 2010. She became JCP’s volunteer Transition Team Leader in 2011, and then served as President of the Board from July 2012 to June 2016 and Chair of the Board from July 2017 to June 2018. Susan worked on Wall Street for 18 years until 2006 when she completed her four-year role as Global Director of Equity Research at Banc of America Securities. Prior to that, she was a US equity research analyst, and was awarded the #1 ranking in US footwear and apparel research and stock picking, as reported by Institutional Investor Magazine’s All-America Surveys and the Wall Street Journal’s top stock picking polls. In addition to her JCP volunteering, Susan and her partner live in Tribeca and raise their daughter. Susan’s other joy is to serve up her knubbel (garlic) borscht to any takers or borscht devotees. Word is that her cholent has an underground following as well.

Laurie Slosberg Kaminsky

Laurie Slosberg Kaminsky is an attorney in private practice in Tribeca. After growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, she graduated from Tufts University with a degree in International Relations and earned her J.D. from the Boston University School of Law. Laurie is a member of the State Bar of New York and that of California. She is a member of the 2009 Gala Host Committee for LIFT, an organization dedicated to providing information and support, as well as access to justice and neighborhood-based resources, for families and individuals involved in New York City Family Court. Prior to starting her own law practice, Laurie clerked for the Honorable Geraldine Mund of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California and worked as an associate in large law firms in Los Angeles and New York City. A resident of Tribeca since 2003, Laurie lives with her three true loves, her husband Howard and their children, Isabelle and Oliver.