Gerald (Gerry) P. Greiman was elected as Board Chair of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis at the organization’s Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at The Magic House.

Greiman is a partner in the law firm Spencer Fane LLP. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, as Vice Chair for Strategic Planning, as well as the Board of Directors for the Jewish Community Relations Council, where he served as President from 2009-2012.  He also has served as Advisory Board Chair of the JCRC’s Barbara and Michael Newmark Institute for Human Relations. He is a past co-chair of Federation’s Cardozo Society, which focuses on the legal community. Gerry also has been involved with the Jewish Council for Public Affairs on the national level, serving on its Executive Committee, as Vice Chair. Gerry also serves as Treasurer of the Good Government for Missouri PAC, a political action committee comprised of St. Louis Jewish community leaders, and serves on the Board of Directors, and as Chair of the Legislative and Political Committee, of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri.

“We are fortunate to have Gerry’s vision and leadership as Board Chair during this exciting time in Federation’s history,” says Andrew Rehfeld, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. “Gerry brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will be tremendous assets to Federation as we further our mission to help individuals live with dignity, meaning and purpose.”

Greiman said, “I am honored to have been elected as the next Board Chair and look forward to engaging with our wonderful St. Louis Jewish community as we continue Federation’s important work.”

Greiman is married to Susan Carlson, a lawyer in private practice and former Missouri state representative. They have two children, David and Nora Greiman, and are members of Central Reform Congregation.