Miami Jewish Health Systems Appoints Louis Wolfson III and Jane Kahn Jacobs To Foundation Board of Directors

June 13th, 2013 By Jackie Larena-Lacayo

MIAMI – Miami Jewish Health Systems has recently appointed Louis Wolfson III as Chair and Jane Kahn Jacobs as Vice Chair to the FOUNDATION Board of Directors. Mr. Wolfson is currently Chairman of the Pinnacle Housing Group and Ms. Kahn Jacobs is the sitting President of the Miami Jewish Health Systems FOUNDERS.

“Miami Jewish Health Systems is delighted to have these two generous contributors as leaders on our FOUNDATION Board of Directors,” said Susan Fox-Rosellini, Vice President – Foundation, Marketing and Communications. “With Louis’ outstanding experience in the business and financial arenas, and Jane’s knowledge and involvement in nonprofits and community service, we are fortunate to have them both accept this leadership role and look forward to their many significant contributions that will benefit our organization.”

Mr. Wolfson continues a family belief of philanthropy started by his grandfather Colonel Mitchell Wolfson. As Chairman of the Pinnacle Housing Group, the 7th largest developer of Affordable Housing in America, Mr. Wolfson is responsible for overseeing the finances and budgeting for this organization. Prior to becoming partner, owner and chairman at the Pinnacle Housing Group, he also founded The Video Jukebox, an interactive television company on the internet, which he later sold to AT&T and MTV.

Also continuing a family tradition started by her parents, Ms. Kahn Jacobs, is a Founding President of the Diabetes Research Institute Lifesavers and Grand Founder of the Diabetes Research Institute, as well as Associate of Tulane University. She is a member of the Godparent Circle of Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options organization and member of the Board of Trustees of the Joseph R. Narot Foundation Board for Temple Israel of Greater Miami where she formerly served as President.

Miami Jewish Health Systems is one of the most innovative healthcare providers in the United States. Treating 10,000 people of all ages, ethnicities and religions annually, this not-for-profit organization, formerly known as Miami Jewish Home and Hospital, offers community-based, residential and on-campus medical programs. The 72-year-old institution draws patients from across the nation and around the world for its pioneering Centers of Excellence that include: Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center; Brucker Biofeedback Center; Memory Center; Rehabilitation Services at Miami Jewish Health Systems’ Nursing Facility and the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). More information on Miami Jewish Health Systems is available at www.miamijewishhealth.org.

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