Chief Executive Officer
Gail joined JF&CS in January 2020. She previously worked as the Chief Operating Officer at Gann Academy, Greater Boston’s independent Jewish High School. There she was responsible for all of Gann's business functions, including finance, human resources, marketing, facilities, and operations. Gail also oversaw and implemented strategic initiatives at the school. Prior to joining Gann in 2016, Gail spent more than 20 years leading complex businesses in the high tech sector, serving as CEO and COO for businesses of 500+ staff and over $200 million in revenue. As a passionate volunteer leader, she has served as the board chair of Kesher Newton, led committees focused on youth and education at Temple Reyim, and served as fundraising and recruitment chair at Teen Voices. Gail graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University. She lives in Newton with her husband and two children.
Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Susan joined JF&CS in May 2020. Before coming to JF&CS, Susan was Chief Performance & Strategy Officer for Harbor Health Services, a nonprofit, community health agency that provides health, dental, and behavioral healthcare in Boston, the South Shore, and Cape Cod. Prior to Harbor, Susan was CFO and COO of Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, where she oversaw the Health Centers, Finance, Facilities and Security, Research, Education, and Information Technology. Susan has a deep commitment to the values of JF&CS and is a former President of Temple Beth Am in Randolph. She is a graduate of Brandeis and Northeastern and lives in Randolph with her husband. She has two grown children and enjoys biking, swimming, yoga, and jigsaw puzzles.
Chief Advancement Officer
Wendy is Chief Advancement Officer for Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Wendy enjoys forging meaningful relationships with donors and volunteers, connecting them with philanthropic opportunities that will truly improve the lives of the 14,000 clients JF&CS serves each year. Since 1993 Wendy has served in leadership roles at numerous non-profits including: American Jewish Committee, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, and The Rashi School. Wendy has served on the boards of Congregation B’nai Shalom, URJ Northeast Camps, and is currently on the board of the Westborough Amateur Hockey Association. She is a member of The Boston Club and Women in Development of Greater Boston. Wendy is a graduate of the SI Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She lives in Westboro with her husband and family.