Anne Spindel participated on a Campaign Chairs and Directors Mission to Israel with The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee and quickly became a passionate and committed leader. A member of the Federation Board of Directors and Operating Committee, she is also chair of LIFE & LEGACY™. She has served as Development co-chair and co-chair of the Lion of Judah and Pomegranate Luncheon and has participated on many committees. An inspiring speaker at many Federation events, Anne has encouraged a new generation of women to become involved in Federation and the Jewish community. In 2015, she received Federation’s Acharai (Follow Me) Award.
Nationally, she is a member of the National Women’s Philanthropy Board and is a Lion of Judah extraordinaire, exemplified through her commitment to tzedakah and tikkun olam.
Anne has a degree in International Business Administration from the United States International University and received Grand Diplome in Pastry from Cordon Bleu. She is a competitive sailboat racer and lives in Longboat Key, Florida with her husband, Manuel. They have three children, Erick, Alan and Stephani.