Longtime ADL Leader Named National Board Chair-Elect

New York, NY, August 5, 2021 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) today announced the election of Ben Sax as Chair-Elect of ADL’s Board of Directors. Currently vice chair of the board, Ben has served in various regional and national leadership positions, including National Chair of Development and New York Regional Board Chair. Ben also helped revamp ADL’s governance structure in 2017 to bolster leadership accountability and transparency to sustain the organization’s long-term future. He formally assumes the three-year position in January 2022. 

“We are extremely fortunate to have a leader of Ben’s vision and intellect stepping into our top volunteer leadership role,” said Jonathan Greenblatt, ADL CEO. “Ben is deeply committed to the mission and work of ADL, and his leadership has helped to bolster our efforts fighting hate both in public and behind the scenes.”

A native of Larchmont and Sag Harbor, New York, Sax will serve a three-year term as chair of the board, replacing outgoing chair Esta Epstein.

“I am humbled to have been selected as board Chair-Elect at this pivotal moment and am deeply concerned about the upsurge both in domestic extremism and the scourge of antisemitism. This blatant rise in hate has been further exacerbated by the circumstances surrounding the COVID crisis,” Sax said. “I look forward to working with Jonathan and the board to support this organization’s vital work in fighting hate for good.”

Sax is a partner at KORE Private Wealth, a multibillion-dollar registered investment advisor that works exclusively with wealthy individuals and their families to help navigate the complex world around them. Focusing on financial, estate and tax planning, asset allocation and investment, Sax and his team work with clients to achieve their goals through objective thinking and innovative wealth solutions with a mission to educate, inform and help them feel secure in the decisions they make about their financial lives and beyond.

ADL is the world’s leading anti-hate organization. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to protect the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of hate with the same vigor and passion. A global leader in exposing extremism, delivering anti-bias education, and fighting hate online, ADL is the first call when acts of antisemitism occur. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no group or individual suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.

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