New Executive Director Joins American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Palm Beach Region

News Release • TAGS: Leadership

BOCA RATON, FL—September 18, 2008—The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science announced that Mindy Ginsberg will assume the office of Executive Director of the American Committee's Palm Beach Region.

Mindy Ginsberg brings to the position a strong background in fundraising and marketing in the Palm Beach area. She served as Director of Institutional Advancement, Southeast Region, for Yeshiva University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine from November 2002 to May 2008. Previously, Ms. Ginsberg had served as an independent fundraising consultant for the National United Jewish Communities, as well as the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center and the Mount Zion Foundation, both in Boca Raton. Ms. Ginsberg had also worked in senior development capacities for the Southeast Regional Office of National Hadassah (1996–9) and the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County (1990–6).

In her role as Executive Director of the Palm Beach Region, Ms. Ginsberg will advocate for the Weizmann Institute of Science and advance its mission of Science for the Benefit of Humanity in southeastern Florida. In particular, she will focus her efforts on representing the Weizmann Institute to major donors in the area and recruiting new and diverse lay leadership. She succeeds Alex Bruner.

Ms. Ginsberg received her B.A. from Brandeis University. Her husband, David, owns DMG Insurance and Financial Services, and together they have two sons: Brandon, 12, and Steven, 9.

The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (ACWIS), founded in 1944, develops philanthropic support for the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, one of the world's premier scientific research institutions. The Weizmann Institute is a center of multidisciplinary scientific research and graduate study, addressing crucial problems in medicine and health, technology, energy, agriculture, and the environment. For additional information, please visit