Explore our services:

From physical therapies to memory care, we offer a range of services to our community and beyond.

learn more

thank you

Menorah Park and Montefiore of Menorah Park are now one integrated foundation and will continue to honor the rich philanthropic legacy of all of our past benefactors.


Peter B. Lewis Aquatic & Therapy Center

27300 Cedar Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 44122
Open Now | Hours

« back to news list

The Menorah Park Foundation Names New Leader

Posted July 19, 2021 in Press Releases

Brian Sokol brings decades of both business development and fundraising experience to his new role as chief development officer

{Beachwood, OH} The Menorah Park Foundation has hired Brian Sokol as its new chief development officer. He will oversee all development and fundraising efforts for the nonprofit organization, one of Ohio’s largest providers of residential and health care services for adults as they age.

Brian brings decades of both business development and fundraising experience to his new role possessing key attributes that will make him a valuable member of the executive team. He is an engaged leader in both the Jewish and general community; passionate about roles that ensure the welfare of our community.

“Philanthropic support is integral toward achieving our mission as a leading nonprofit – and we are pleased to have Brian’s creative thinking, energy and experience to help Menorah Park achieve its mission of supporting those who need our specialized care,” said James Newbrough, Menorah Park President and CEO.

“As we continue on a path that supports growth and innovation, Brian’s nature as an inspiring advocate and strong skills as a fundraising expert will be critical toward developing the Menorah Park Foundation’s future fundraising initiatives. I know that with Brian and his team, the Menorah Park Foundation is positioned to have a great impact,” stated Rick Rivitz, Foundation Board Chair.

Brian was most recently Senior Development Officer at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU); known for leading multi-million dollar campaigns including raising $80 million for the CWRU Maltz Performing Arts Center. He has also held leadership roles at AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) and GOJO Industries, and is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

Sign up for our newsletter to receive wellness resources, campus news and more.


Photo Gallery

1 of 22

Your download is waiting.

Enter your email address below to access this resource.


Would you like to receive resources on aging, campus news, and more?

Sign up now for the Menorah Park email newsletter.

No, thanks. Pleae don't ask me again.

Menorah Park + Montefiore

Learn about our expanded services and support.


We're here to help. Contact us now.