Dr. Gary A. Tobin was founder and president of the San Francisco-based Institute for Jewish & Community Research. Dr. Tobin, one of the foremost thinkers in Jewish life, spent the first 24 years of his professional career in academia at Washington University in St. Louis and as the director of Brandeis University’s Maurice and Marilyn Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.


The mad hatter: 13 key roles for family foundation CEOs

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Gary A. Tobin

Family foundation CEOs have enormous influence, because the family relies on him or her and often views the professional as providing an objective voice. The family foundation professional also has critical input, playing a powerful brokering role among board members because he or she prepares documents, helps with the agenda and provides other key information… Read More