Michael Feinstein has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington since January 2009. Prior to becoming the CEO, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Center for almost three years. Michael works with the Center’s board to develop the Center’s vision and strategic direction and leads the organization’s professional staff.
Michael has over 30 years of experience as both a consultant to and leader of entrepreneurial businesses and nonprofit organizations. As an executive coach he has helped leaders manage change and create a more successful future for themselves and their organizations.
Michael has owned and managed businesses in the manufacturing, service, and high-tech industries, and served in a variety of lay leadership roles in community and nonprofit organizations before his taking on his current leadership role.
Michael has a certificate in leadership coaching from Georgetown University. He received his B.A. in public policy from Duke University and his M.B.A. in public/nonprofit management and finance from Columbia University.