Michael Adler, immediate past Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council, was appointed to the board of trustees of Florida International University.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for cost-effective policy, implementing and maintaining high-quality education programs consistent with the university’s mission, performance evaluation, and developing a process meeting state policy, budgeting, and education standards. Both new trustees have a history of service at FIU.
Michael M. Adler, a member of the Board of Directors of the FIU Foundation since 2004, leads an aggressive, multi-profile real estate firm with individual entities and affiliates offering services in such areas as development, general contracting, real estate management for institutional investors, real estate brokerage, and leasing and property management.
“I am deeply grateful for the opportunity to help this university continue to grow and prosper,” Adler said. “FIU is an essential element in our community and this board will work hard to keep this university strong and vibrant.”
A devoted member of Miami’s philanthropic community, he is Chairman of Mount Sinai Medical Center and Board Member of Mount Sinai Philanthropic Foundation, Member of the Florida International University Foundation Board of Directors and Chairs the FIU Foundation Development Committee, Board Member and past President of The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Member of the Executive Committee and past President of Temple Emanu-El, active member of the United Way of Dade County – Alexis de Tocqueville Society, past Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council, and past Board of Directors member of the University of Florida Foundation, Inc. He is also a Founder of the FIU Wertheim College of Medicine.
Adler graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1973. He and his wife Judith S. Adler have three children: David, a student at FIU, Matthew and Rachel. They reside in Doral.
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