Marvin Israelow worked as an organizational development consultant for nearly 30 years, providing clients with a broad range of services including strategic planning, team development, leadership counseling and customized seminars in change management and career development.
Prior to starting his own firm in 1983, Mr. Israelow worked for the Exxon Corporation as an organizational development advisor. His academic background includes a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School and a Thouron Fellowship at the London School of Economics. He earned a Master’s degree from Temple University and studied at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he also taught and conducted research on the innovation process in organizations.
Marvin has served on the National Board of Governors of American Jewish Committee for the past 12 years and on the Executive Committee 10 years. Marvin is also currently on the Board and Executive Committee of the American Associates of Ben Gurion University, chairing the Advisory Committee of the Medical School for International Health.
Past community leadership positions include Cabinet Member of UJA Federation NY Commission on Jewish Identity and Renewal, Leadership Council of Hebrew Union College, Board Member of the Florence Heller Research Institute of the Jewish Community Centers of America and Chairman of Pleasantville Community Synagogue Strategic Planning Committee.
Marvin is married to Dorian Goldman. He is the father of three sons, two daughters-in-law and two grandchildren. He lives in Chappaqua, NY, where he served as President and six-year Trustee of the Board of Education.