Born and raised in Brooklyn New York, Fred Valfer and his wife Linda have been active members of Beth Israel since 2007. Fred has also been a Men’s Club Board member for the past five years and became President of the Men’s Club in June 2016. Fred and Linda have two daughters, two grandchildren and two very special sons-In-law.
Fred is a retired marketing and customer service executive. During his career, he worked for multiple prominent high technology international companies where he was responsible for marketing and supporting a wide range of highly technical products and services. While in these positions Fred managed large international staffs, and was responsible for overseeing very large operating budgets.
Fred also traveled extensively throughout Europe during his career, particularly to Germany when he worked for a German company out of their East Coast North American headquarters based in New York. His fluency in German proved to be an asset that allowed him to forge strong relationships between the German and North American headquarters operations.
Fred graduated from New York City College, Baruch School of Business where he majored in Management with an emphasis in Accounting. He also attended multiple company sponsored senior management training programs during his career.