Lisa Farkovits

Lisa Farkovits

Lisa Farkovits

A senior risk professional at a multinational investment bank.  She has 20 years of experience in investment banking in a variety of roles, including risk, strategy and investment banking where she has identified commercial opportunities, advised clients, and structured numerous transactions within the financial service sector.  Lisa is a Board Member of Sharsheret, spearheading the Board Investment Committee.


Raz Haramati

Raz Haramati

Raz Haramati

An accomplished senior technologist and manager with over thirty years of experience on Wall Street. A former Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers and independent consultant with a client list that includes major IT firms, international banks and “Big Four” firms, Raz has built a career on working with businesses and helping identify and implement streamlining and cost-saving strategies. Since 2013, he has been the head of Business Support for Corporate Trust and Loan Agency at HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Raz brings a unique combination of technology, business and analytical skills that he is now focusing on the educational innovation. Raz received his undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University. He lives Englewood, NJ with his wife Debbie and has four adult children.


Richard Langer

Richard Langer

Richard Langer

An experienced entrepreneur and senior manager, Richard has over 20 years’ experience as a small business owner and has been the Executive Director of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale for the past six years.  He consults with synagogues around the country, advising on best practices in organizational management, member relations, information technology and human resources, and is a sought after speaker at educational conferences for synagogue leaders.  Richard spent many years as an active volunteer - coaching youth basketball and baseball and refereeing Swim Meets for the Northern NJ JCC Swim League.  He is a graduate of the Columbia/UJA-Federation Institute for Jewish Executive Leadership and a past board member at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Teaneck.