Carol Ann Schwartz


Carol Ann Schwartz is Hadassah’s 28th national president. Her four-year term began on January 1, 2024.

Carol Ann has more than 30 years of service to Hadassah at the local, regional and national levels. Her previous roles have included: member of the Board of Directors of the Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Speakers Bureau chair, national secretary, a national vice president, the 2016 national convention chair, national social media chair, national presidential development co-chair and National Young Leaders Advisory Council representative, among many others. She also served as the Cincinnati Chapter president and has chaired or been a member of numerous national committees.

Carol Ann is an advocacy training specialist through the former Washington Action Office. She was selected as a participant for the 2nd Young Leaders Mission to Israel in 1997 and was a recipient of the Presidents’ Award in 1994. Additionally, she serves on the AZM (American Zionist Movement) Board, Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations Board and JNF-USA Board of Governors.

Carol Ann, of Cincinnati, has been extremely active in her local community, serving as president of Yavneh Day School (Rockwern Academy) and on several boards and committees, including the boards of Adath Israel Synagogue, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Hillel and others.

Carol Ann earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing and management from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Xavier University. Following seven plus years in banking, Carol Ann left to work with her family in commercial real estate. The company was started in 1946 by her grandfather and is now run by her and her sister.

Carol Ann and her husband, Michael, have been married for 38 years. They are proud Guardian donors to Hadassah, and she is a Keeper of the Gate. Her family consists of four generations of Hadassah life members, and Michael is an Associate. Their children Matthew, Elan and Alli are involved with Hadassah as Associates and a member respectively. They have all traveled to Israel many times, and their oldest son lives in Israel and has served in the IDF.