At our annual Board meeting in June, JF&CS welcomed seven new members to our Board. We are excited to have Jill Cohen, Danielle Darish, Penny M. Goodman, Fred Leif, Lewis J. Pearlson, Andrew Pearlstein, and Jay D. Rosenbaum join the JF&CS Board!

Lewis PearlsonLewis J. Pearlson lives in Newton with his wife, Heidi, and two sons. They are members of Temple Beth Avodah. He is a Managing Partner and Vice President of Investor Relations at LCB Senior Living LLC, a developer/operator and third party manager of quality senior housing communities since 1994. Lew's areas of expertise are investments, finance, and senior housing. A graduate of Tufts University with a BA in economics, he earned his MBA at the Yale School of Management.

Lew serves on the Development Committee of the Rashi School and on the Board of Overseers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was also a participant in the Acharai Program at CJP. At JF&CS he is currently serving on the Services for Children & Adolescents Advisory Committee and chairs the Services for Children and & Adolescents Ambassador Committee.

Lew enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and golf.

"I am so honored to have been chosen to join the board of JF&CS and be a part of an organization that has such a long history of helping those in need."

Andrew PearlsteinAndrew Pearlstein is a partner in Seyfarth Shaw LLP's Boston office, concentrating his legal practice in the representation of banks, financial institutions, businesses, real estate owners, and developers. His areas of expertise are complex commercial real estate and finance and he is recommended by Chambers USA and the Legal 500. He is also AV rated in Martindale Hubbell.

Andrew and his wife, Barbara, have three daughters and live in Needham. Andrew graduated from the University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and received his JD degree from Temple University School of Law. He currently is Honorary Director of Men's Associates at Hebrew SeniorLife and a member of the Development Committee at CJP. In addition, Andrew is a lecturer at the graduate program at the MIT Center for Real Estate. At JF&CS he is a member of the Real Estate Task Force.

Andrew is an avid sports fan and in his leisure time enjoys golf and spending time with his family.

"I am excited to be a part of a working board that makes a meaningful contribution to the direction and goals of JF&CS."