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Leff and Zankel Join TC's Board

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Julie Abrams Leff

Julie Abrams Leff

R. Thomas Zankel

R. Thomas Zankel

TC has added two new trustees to its Board, Julie Abrams Leff and R. Thomas Zankel.

Julie Abrams Leff graduated from TC in 1992 with an M.A. in the Teaching of Social Studies and from Tufts University with a B.A. in History. She is a trustee of Facing History and Ourselves, a Massachusetts-based organization that seeks to create a more enlightened and informed citizenry by engaging students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice and anti-Semitism. She has also taught at the Hewitt School in New York City and in the public schools in Great Neck, New York.

R. Thomas Zankel is a managing director at Iridian Asset Management in Westport, Connecticut. He previously worked as a research analyst for David  J. Greene and Company, LLC and in real estate investment sales for Garrick-Aug Associates. He holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan. Zankel's father, the late Arthur Zankel who passed away in July 2005, was the well-known philanthropist and Vice Chair of TC's Board of Trustees.
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