Robert comes to us from Raleigh, North Carolina, having previously served for 10 years as Executive Director at Temple Beth Or in Raleigh, and for 11 years at Temple Israel in Charlotte, NC. Robert is also an experienced business owner, having co-owned a glatt kosher market and deli for several years.

Robert has a customer service oriented perspective, and has previously worked with tenants and with an Early Learning Center. His experience managing a staff, his easy-going manner, and his background in Conservative Judaism will all make him an excellent fit here at Beth Shalom.

Robert was selected by the search committee out of a pool of several dozen candidates, many with excellent qualifications. The congregation approved his hiring at a Special Congregational Meeting on March 30.

Robert and his wife, Lynn, have recently moved to Pittsburgh from Raleigh, NC.