Ralph Mannheimer & Batya Malick

Batya & RalphRalph Mannhimer has been a member of the Board since its founding.  In addition to his years of service on the Board, Ralph agreed to serve as our Chief Financial Officer from 2008 until his retirement in 2014, overseeing several improvements to our financial systems as the Academy grew, went through the process of accreditation and was certified to obtain Federal loans for our students.  Here is how he describes his first encounter with AJRCA-to-be:

“About thirteen years ago, my friend, Rabbi, and teacher Stan Levy asked me to join him for lunch.  Stan asked me to serve on the Board of the Academy and I agreed. Thirteen years later I look back with a great feeling of personal satisfaction and accomplishment.  The Academy’s growth has been phenomenal – over 100 graduates from an accredited school!  It has been a labor of love to be associated with and to support the Academy financially.”