B’nai Torah Adds New Executive Director

by Boca Raton Jewish News | Jul 18, 2022 | Boca News | 0 comments

B’nai Torah Adds New Executive Director

B’nai Torah Congregation, the largest Conservative congregation in Florida, revealed that Leesa Parker has been named it’s Executive Director. Ms. Parker’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for B’nai Torah as they move into their third decade of service.

In this new role, Parker serves as the go to person between to the Board of Trustees and Clergy. As a liaison, Parker’s main task is to make sure there is clear communication between the board and its Rabbinic and Cantorial staff.

She also oversees the myriad of complex synagogue operations.

She works with the Board of Directors to establish long term objectives as well as short-term goals. As the synagogue’s Chief Financial Officer she is tasked with maintaining accurate financial records and reporting to the congregation on an annual basis.

Parker has been a member of the B’nai Torah Congregation community for over 25 years. She started as a volunteer in the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center before she moved on to other positions.

She moved from being a volunteer to the Early Childhood Director of Operations in a blink of an eye.

She has a lot of skills that are important in helping the Early Childhood Center grow to be a shining star in the area of Early Childhood education.

After working for the Early Childhood Center for twenty years, Parker took on the role of Director of Operations for the synagogue.

In this role, she leveraged her ability to strategically plan and implement thoughtful management practices in order to balance the synagogue’s budget.

Parker received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Canada. With a degree in hand and her family by her side, Parker and her family moved from the cold of Montreal to the warmth of Boca Raton in 1998. She is the mom of three children.

Learn more at https://btcboca.org


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