President and CEO
As President and CEO of Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP), Marc leads the organization in its mission to inspire Jewish life and ignite positive change in Greater Boston, in Israel, and across the globe. He champions CJP’s efforts to build partnerships, develop resources, mobilize volunteers, and put innovative philanthropy into practice.
Founded over 125 years ago, CJP is ranked by the Boston Business Journal as Massachusetts’ largest nonprofit organization, investing and managing philanthropic assets valued at $2.4 billion. Under Marc’s leadership over the last four years, CJP has raised more than $200 million in annual support and $17 million in emergency funds for COVID-19 relief, humanitarian support for Ukraine, and immigrant and refugee crises.
Leading with compassion and integrity, Marc welcomes and encourages the inclusion of diverse voices and perspectives. He collaborates with leaders, volunteers, and community partners to advance CJP’s strategic priorities of caring for the most vulnerable, creating broad and deep engagement with Jewish life, enhancing connections to Israel and the Jewish People, and ensuring a thriving and sustainable Boston Jewish community. Marc regularly writes, speaks, and teaches about leadership, community, and civic life, bringing the voice of Jewish tradition to contemporary issues.
Marc graduated from Yale University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies and received his Master’s in Jewish education from The Hebrew University in 2002. He was ordained by Rabbi Daniel Landes, former Director of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. Before coming to CJP, Marc served as Head of School at Gann Academy, in Waltham. In 2011, he received The Pomegranate Prize from The Covenant Foundation which honors and nurtures exceptional, emerging Jewish educators. Born in Lynnfield, Marc currently resides in Brookline with his wife, Jill, and their four children.
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Chair, Board of Directors
Shira Goodman is a long-time leader at CJP. She most recently co-chaired CJP’s President Search Committee and co-chaired their 2018 Strategic Plan immediately before. Shira served on CJP’s Board of Directors from 2009-2018, and has also served on the Commission on Strategic Priorities, the Organizational Development Committee, the Budget & Administration Committee, and several day school committees. She rejoined the CJP Board of Directors in 2019 as the Vice Chair to prepare for her tenure as Board Chair beginning in September 2020.
Much of Shira’s Jewish communal work has been in the education arena. Shira was President of the Board of Trustees for Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Boston, served as Vice President of the Gann Academy Board of Trustees and was an active member of the Board of the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale. She currently sits on the Harvard University Finance Committee.
Shira is an Advisory Director at Charlesbank Capital Partners and sits on the boards of directors of Carmax, Henry Schein, and CBRE.
Before becoming an Advisory Director at Charlesbank Capital Partners, Shira was the CEO of Staples where she held a variety of positions over 26 years. Shira began her career at Bain & Company. She holds a B.A. from Princeton University, an M.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, and a J.D. from Harvard University. She lives in Newton with her husband, Rabbi Wesley Gardenswartz, and has three children.
Chair, 2023 Annual Campaign
Kimberly Slabin Creem lives in Newton with her husband Gary and two children, Jacob, (age 20), Lily, (age 18), and family dog Charlie. Kim has strong roots to Boston, having grown up in a conservative Jewish home in Lynnfield, MA. She received her undergraduate degree in business administration and accounting from the University of Vermont, and an MBA from Boston College.
Professionally, Kim was a CPA, specializing in tax matters for regulated investment companies and partnerships. She spent 26 years at Coopers & Lybrand/PricewaterhouseCoopers, with a 6 year stint at Fidelity Investments.
Philanthropy is an important part of Kim’s life. She has a long-standing relationship with CJP. She began volunteering with CJP over 30 years ago, chairing the Ben Gurion Society, sitting on both the YLD and Women’s Philanthropy Boards, and working as a campaigner. Kim co-chaired both the Pomegranate Event and Lawyers & Accountants Dinner and served on the Budget & Administration committee. She is currently the co-chair of the annual campaign, a member of the nominating and governance committee, a member of the committee for strategic priorities, and a member of the Campaign Cabinet.
Kim and her family have been members of Temple Emanuel in Newton for 20 years, where they have served on a variety of committees, including being a board member, sisterhood president, religious school chair, and annual appeal committee member. Kim is an executive board member of JF&CS, the chair of the nominating and governance committee, and a member of the development committee. She is also a member of the JVS scholarship committee. Lastly, as Kim’s mother has lived with Parkinson’s disease for over 30 years, she was a board member of the Massachusetts Parkinson’s Disease Association and remains an avid fundraiser for them. She was also a member of the 2017-18 Acharai class and completed the 2 year Me’ah Program/Select classes.
Chair, 2022 and 2023 Annual Campaign
Campe Goodman, Senior Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager at Wellington Management Company LLP, manages diversified fixed income portfolios for institutional clients. Campe is a portfolio manager on Wellington’s Broad Markets Team and lead portfolio manager on Multi Sector Credit and Impact Bond portfolios. Funds that he manages include the Hartford Strategic Income Fund, the Wellington Multi Sector Credit Fund, the Domini Impact Bond Fund, and the Wellington Global Impact Bond Fund. His focus is sector rotation — asset allocation across the major fixed income sectors — and he leads the specialist team responsible for the development of the top-down sector rotation strategy that is utilized in many diversified bond approaches at Wellington, such as Core Bond, Core Bond Plus, Impact Bond, Intermediate Bond, Long Bond, and Multi Sector Credit. Prior to joining Wellington Management in 2000, Campe spent four years at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology studying macroeconomics and finance in a doctoral program in economics. He received his AB in mathematics, magna cum laude, from Harvard College (1995) and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Campe has been an active board member of Jewish Vocational Service since 2008 and served as JVS Board Chair from 2016-18. A past recipient of the CJP Young Leadership Award, Campe has held a number of volunteer roles with Combined Jewish Philanthropies, including a term as Chair of the 2006-07 annual campaign for the Young Leadership Division of Combined Jewish Philanthropies and co-leadership of CJP’s 2008 Summer Mission to Israel for young professionals. He helped to found JCRC’s Reach Out! service initiative for young adults and spent several years tutoring students at an independent school for economically disadvantaged middle-school boys in Jamaica Plain. He has served on the boards of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston and of AJC New England, and is an alumnus of JFNA National Young Leadership Cabinet. Campe lives in Boston’s South End with his wife Amanda, and their daughters Beata, Madeline, and Natalie.
Shira Goodman, Chair
Laurene Sperling, Vice Chair
Jeffrey Wolk, Treasurer
Dena Boronkay Rashes, Secretary
Cynthia R. Janower, Immediate Past Chair
William R. Adler
David B. Aronoff
Amy S. Berylson*
Bradley M. Bloom*
Michael J. Bohnen*
Howard E. Cohen
David J. Fine
Judith A. Kaye
Amy B. Klein
Steven D. Krichmar
Joshua D. Margolis
Marjorie W. Patkin
Sari Anne Rapkin*
Monique B. Thompson**
B. Andrew Zelermyer**
**Incoming Board Member
|Rabbi Marc Baker||President and CEO|
|Sarah Abramson||Senior Vice President, Strategy and Impact|
|Jane Price||Chief Marketing Officer|
|David Noymer||Interim Chief Financial Officer|
|Jennifer Weinstock||Senior Vice President, Philanthropy|
|Rachael Weisz||Chief People Officer|