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Janice Weinman
Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Weinman was appointed in June 2012 as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Hadassah. She came directly from her post as President of K.I.D.S., an organization supporting millions of children in need in communities across the United States and overseas. Prior to her position at K.I.D.S., she served as Vice President for External Affairs of The Mount Sinai Hospital/NYU Medical Center and Health System in New York, where she was responsible for government and community relations, marketing, communications and public affairs of the five hospital consortium.

Weinman also previously served as Executive Director and CEO of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), a nationwide grassroots network of more than 200,000 members and 600 college and university partners and was Executive Vice President of the College Board, which works to ensure all students in the United States have adequate preparation and the opportunity to enroll in and graduate from college. She also served in both the Carter and Clinton administrations. Among the many leadership positions Weinman has held in civic and community organizations, she was an inaugural board member of the Hadassah Foundation, has served as Chairman of the Board of the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York, Chairman of the Board of the Women’s Leadership Board of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and member of the Visiting Committee of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. She holds doctorate and master’s degrees from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University.

Rick Annis
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to his tenure as Chief Financial Officer of Hadassah, Mr. Annis served on the Board of Hadassah Medical Organization and has served on non-profit boards and governmental committees in various states. He currently serves as treasurer of an international non-profit.

David Pasternack
Chief Development Officer

Mr. Pasternack brings over 35 years of experience to the position. Born in West Hartford, Connecticut, he attended the University of Georgia where he received a BBA. David spent most of his career in various sales and marketing positions including New Business Development at Kimberly Clark where he won the coveted Employee of the Year Award. He then went on to work at the American Heart Association where he brought in more donations then anyone in the organization’s history and helped developed and fund the award winning “GO RED FOR WOMEN” campaign, credited with saving numerous women’s lives. Most recently David was Executive Director at Israel Bonds where his team sold over $214 million dollars of investments in the State of Israel in 2013.

Sheryl Zeligson
General Counsel

Hadassah’s General Counsel, has been with Hadassah since 1992. Prior to Hadassah, Zeligson served as an associate at the law firms of Fulbright and Jaworski, LLP and Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University with a B.A. in Political Science. Sheryl was awarded a J.D. degree from Fordham University School of Law. She is a member of the New York and New Jersey State Bars, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. She has been a member of the Committee on Non-Profit Organizations, Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Zeligson has been listed in Avenue Magazine in the October 2011 and October 2012 editions of Legal Elite (Top Women Attorneys).

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