Penny Blumenstein

Penny Blumenstein, Past President of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), is a renowned international philanthropic and Jewish leader. Blumenstein has more than a decade of leadership experience with JDC and is a Vice Chair of the Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan.

She previously served as past President of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and past Chair of the Jewish Fund of Detroit and is currently a member of the board of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Detroit. Blumenstein is a recipient of multiple awards for her philanthropic work, including the George Romney Award for Lifetime Achievement in Volunteerism.