Harold F. Marcus recently retired after a 40+ year career with Development Corporation for Israel/ Israel Bonds serving for 30 years as a registered representative in the Pittsburgh office before being promoted to the position of Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Region in 2011 which brought him to Philadelphia. During Harold’s tenure, the region more than doubled its annual sales of Israel Bonds.
In Pittsburgh, Harold also was a 45-yr member of the professional faculty of Temple Sinai Religious School where he taught Judaic Studies to 6th, 7th and 9th grades. At the age of 23, he was the youngest person to be elected to the Temple Sinai Board of Trustees. The congregation honored him for his years of service and ZOA honored him for his service to the State of Israel. He also served as Vice President and Development Chair of Heritage Community Initiatives, a community foundation in Braddock, PA dedicated to improving the lives of those living in the Mon Valley.
Harold and his wife, Maureen, married in August 2011 the day before they permanently moved to Philadelphia. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren. They are members of Old York Road Temple- Beth Am where Harold serves as Co-Chair of the Israel Connections Committee.