Born in Muenchberg, Germany to Holocaust survivors. Moved to Southern California in 1952.
Married to Gordon Freund. Have two daughters, Justine and Natalie and step-daughter, Arielle.
Kadima Foundation - Chairman. Kadima’s mission is focused on diabetes research & treatment and the arts
Shapell Investment Properties, Inc. – Director. Closely held property management firm in Los Angeles
UCSF Diabetes Center – Leadership Council
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) - Founders Council
SFMOMA - Trustee
Hammer Museum – Board of Overseers
MOCA, LA - Trustee
1965-68 U.C., Berkeley. Major in Art History
1968-69 UCLA, B.A. in Art History and B.A. in Political Science
Shapell Industries – Director & Senior VP of family held corporation – land developers & builders of single family homes in California. Sold to Toll Brothers in 2014. Board member of Shapell Investment Properties, Inc. (SIPI), family held corporation of commercial property and apartment rentals.