The Mandel Foundation is pleased to welcome two new members to the Board of Trustees. Adam Langsam joined Parkwood as its new Chief Executive Officer in January 2022. Adam comes from William Harris Investors (WHI) in Chicago where he served as President and CEO. WHI oversees the affairs of a multigenerational family, currently in its 4th generation. Adam has extensive experience in the financial services industry. Before joining WHI in 2009, Adam enjoyed a career at Merrill Lynch & Company, and, prior to that, at Morgan Stanley. Adam serves on the Board of Directors of Intonation Music Workshop, the Children First Fund and the Cahn Fellows Program in the Chicago Area.
Jeffrey Wild is a Firm Administrative Partner at Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, as well as the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer, Chair of Benesch’s Real Estate & Environmental Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate matters, with an emphasis on development, acquisitions, dispositions, financing and joint venture work. Jeff is the past Chair of the Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland’s Annual Campaign for Jewish Needs. He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Cleveland Development and serves on the Board of Directors of Cleveland International Fund, Fuchs Mizrachi School, Jewish Federations of North America, and Playhouse Square Foundation, among others and is a 2010 alumnus of Leadership Cleveland.