His previous administrative roles have been as Head of School at the N.E. Miles Jewish Day School and Director of Academic Program at Greene Street Friends School in Philadelphia, PA. Bob’s career has included training in non-profit leadership, educational pedagogy, school administration , and social studies education.
He is a graduate of the Leadership Birmingham class of 2010, as well as the multi-year “Project Sulam” Judaic study program at RAVSAK, the Community Jewish Day School Network. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vassar College and a Master’s Degree in Teaching History from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His most recent written publication, “Obstacles and Opportunities for Collaboration within a Jewish Community”, was printed in the national magazine of RAVSAK.
Bob currently sings in the TBE High Holiday Choir, and is active in outdoor education and adventure camping. Bob grew up in Birmingham, and is a product of Temple Beth-El where he became a Bar Mitzvah and Confirmand. Bob returned to his hometown to begin to give back the Jewish Community in Birmingham.
Bob and his wife, Cheri, have two children, and as empty nesters they have “more dogs than they should” in their home.