Susan Weiss Firestone

Susan Weiss Firestone

Western Massachusetts

Susan Weiss Firestone serves on the boards of The Jewish Federations of North America, United Israel Appeal (UIA), the International Board of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning and Mechon Hadar. She is a member of the JFNA Israel and Overseas Committee and is immediate past chair of the JFNA Intermediate Trustees.

Locally, Susan is chair of the Jewish Endowment Foundation of Western Massachusetts and is past president of the Jewish Federation. She has been a Lion since 1996 and has a Lion of Judah Endowment (LOJE). She is vice president of Temple Beth El and is board member of Heritage Academy Jewish Community Day School, of which her children are graduates. She is a past member of the UJA Young Leadership Cabinet and is a recipient of the Philip E. Saks Young Leadership Award. 

Susan is the former President of Plastic Packaging Corp. She holds B.S. degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. She is married to William Firestone and they have adult twin daughters.