Michael Kessler (Long Island, NY) is a CPA employed by The Douglaston Companies, a NYC real estate development firm, where he serves as Executive Vice President in charge of Financial Operations. He is an active member of Dix Hills Jewish Center, where he served as immediate Past President. Michael is a proud member and incoming chair of Makor and member of JNF’s Go North and Israel Independence Experience Task Forces. He is a member of the Negev Society and Century Council. He has served as Chairman of Parker Jewish Geriatric’s Associate Board as well as a Vice President of the Long Island Chapter of the American Jewish Committee. Michael was the recipient of United Jewish Appeal’s Community Service Award and was a board member of the New York/New Jersey Commercial Client Advisory Board for Capital One Banking Group. Michael and his wife Ronnit enjoy spending time and traveling with family. He is the proud father of Alana and Koryn. Michael Co-Chaired JNF’s 2016 National Conference in New York.