Board Member

Greg Rosenbaum

Greg Rosenbaum is the President of Palisades Associates, Inc., a merchant banking and

private investment firm based in Bethesda, MD. Palisades currently owns two minor league baseball teams and is a partner in a Washington, DC restaurant. Among other prior holdings, Palisades controlled Empire Kosher Poultry, where Mr. Rosenbaum served as CEO for a decade. Mr. Rosenbaum has served on numerous boards of directors, including public

companies NationsRent, Richey Electronics and Varlen Corporation. He was a member of the Board of the National Chicken Council, the poultry industry’s trade association. He has been a director of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation and the USA Swimming Foundation. He was a member of the Economic Advisory Council of the Center for American Progress and a member of the Board of the Center for American Progress Action Fund. In 2016, Mr. Rosenbaum was a Vice Chair of the Platform Committee at the Democratic National Convention. Mr. Rosenbaum chaired the National Jewish Democratic Council and serves as the

Chair of the Jewish American Heritage Month Advisory Board. He is also Co-Chair of the Annual Tribute to American Jewry celebrated on Capitol Hill. Under President Obama, Mr. Rosenbaum served on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. In 2009, the Forward named Mr. Rosenbaum is one of the 50 most influential Jewish Americans. That year, he also received the Human Rights Award from the Jewish Labor Committee and, in 2011, the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty named Mr. Rosenbaum their Humanitarian of the Year.

In 2016, he served as the Team Leader for the USA Modern Pentathlon Team at the Rio Olympics. For his work with the U.S. Army’s World Class Athlete Program, Mr. Rosenbaum was awarded the Superior Public Service Medal by the Secretary of the Army.  In 2021, he was named Chair of Minor League Baseball’s Government Relations Committee. Mr. Rosenbaum is a former Chair of the National Debate Tournament Board of Trustees, a former member of the Board of the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues and a member of the Board of Harvard Debate, Inc. He is the co-author of three textbooks on public policy issues (The Crime of Poverty, World Without Plenty, and Beyond Politics). Mr. Rosenbaum received an A.B. degree from Harvard College, where he concentrated in Government. He earned a law degree from Harvard Law School and a Master in Public Policy Degree from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He serves on the Harvard Law School Dean’s Mid-Atlantic Advisory Council and is a member of the Executive Council of the Harvard Kennedy School Fund. He is a member of Harvard’s Committee on University Resources, a former member of the Board of the Harvard Alumni Association and a member of the University’s Committee on the Happy Observance of Commencement.