Testimonials

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
-Winston Churchill

Keith Krivitzky, CEO, Jewish Federation in the Heart of New Jersey
Lee is one of the most strategic, innovative and effective fundraising professionals in the field today. Whether for a capital campaign, development planning, or coaching…I’d recommend him for just about any project or campaign out there.

Luanne Peterpaul, Esq., Chair of the Board, Garden State Equality
Our organization had just hired a dynamic and passionate ED. About a year into the hire, the ED gave notice. With a full understanding of our mission and work, Lee was able to assist us by instilling confidence in the Board so we were able to weather through a very difficult period, both emotionally and financially. He was a true partner insuring our survival.

Shannon Schafer, COO Schafer Sports
Lee has been helping us with a new sports facility and during our journey has demonstrated true partnership by bringing so many industry specific leaders to the table to take us to the next level.

Elliott W. Weinstein, Penn State Hillel board chair, Penn State University trustee, AIPAC National Council, JFNA Network Communities Advisory Council
Penn State, one of the paramount Hillels worldwide, is the only Big 10 without its own building. Lee very successfully maneuvered our Board of Directors, friends, alumni and supporters in the appropriate direction to commence a capital campaign. I truly appreciate relying on his fundraising consulting talents to assure the foundation for the future successful leadership of Penn State Hillel among all Hillels everywhere.

John Malcolm, Vice-President of Philanthropy at Williams College
I hired Lee to raise major gifts at the national office of Big Brothers Big Sisters and was impressed then with his passion for our mission. It’s clear to me that when you partner with Lee, he brings both head and heart to his collaboration with you and your organization. Working with Lee, you’ll raise friends, funds and actually enjoy the journey.

Aaron Selkow, Executive Director, URJ Camp Harlam
“Finding a consultant that could provide expertise and guidance for our evolving institution was imperative, but the discovery of a true partner exceeded our expectations. Lee brings great insight and experience, but his application of values aligned with ours – and a very personal touch – allowed us to develop a relationship that will sustain. We’re eternally thankful for Lee’s direction and support.”

Arthur and Betty Roswell, Philanthropists
When we commented about a student’s definition of Reform Judaism, Lee followed up and tailored a program to educate students and in the long run make them leaders in the movement. He knew that we liked to get others involved and designed a matching format which we appreciated. A student in California is now writing a thesis about the program.

Jay Minkoff, Chairman of the Jewish Publishing Group
Lee is 100% in when it comes to his personal involvement. He recently joined the Jewish Publishing Group committee which publishes the Jewish Exponent newspaper and immediately started facilitating strategic meetings with the LGBT community. He didn’t have a defined role, but found that he had relationships in two different communities and enabled the intersection of those relationships for the betterment of both.

Lynne Azarchi, Immediate Past President, JCC Princeton Mercer Bucks and Executive Director of Kidsbridge
His mantra is ‘No doesn’t mean no,” meaning, despite obstacles, he will always circle back, determined to get a yes and accomplish your goals and objectives.

Jerry Enis, President of Herbert George Associates, International PR Firm
He is great at guiding leadership; has exceptional interpersonal skills, and is committed to the success of his client’s goals.

Sharon Horn, President of the Jewish Association for the Developmentally Disabled
Lee helped engage my Board in a conversation about vision and fundraising. It was the first time in a long time that everyone was talking. People felt excited, and acknowledged this excitement.

Paul Schindel, President of Three Bears Communications, Princeton, NJ, Former Board Member of Jewish Community Campus
His personality, persistence and charm combine to turn prospects into willing and eager donors. He excels at cultivating high-value donors, often both in terms of dollars and additional resources.

Maxine Macnow, President, Board of Trustees, Solomon Schechter Day School
“Lee has proven to be invaluable in helping us get our capital campaign underway. His passion for non-profits fundraising comes through in all that he does.

His ability to keep us focused on completing the steps that are needed to complete a successful campaign are done with patience, creativity, resourcefulness and knowledge. We are lucky to have him working with SSDS.

Ben Wachstein, Executive Director, Beth El Temple, Harrisburg, PA
Lee walks into an institution, asks thoughtful questions and then very clearly sees all of the pieces on the chess board. He does not pretend to have all of the answers, yet he innately understands that every institution is different, with different challenges and different paths to take.

Aaron Kaufman, Executive Director, Penn State Hillel
Clients and donors can be worried about fundraising consultants having a transactional orientation, but not Lee. His deep commitment to the Jewish community, his love for people and his strong fundraising background make him a great partner in advancing your organization.

Marc Rothstein, Past President and Campaign Co-Chair, Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, New Brunswick, NJ, Executive Director, Temple Emanuel, Cherry Hill, NJ
It is a pleasure to work with Lee I worked with him as a lay leader and was so impressed with him that I recommended him to another synagogue when I became the Executive Director. He gears his process to each individual campaign and fully immerses himself into the community. Clergy, Leaders and professionals alike see him as a trusted partner and as a mensch. You truly see that this is more then a job for him – it is a sacred responsibility. There is nobody in the development community that is as dedicated and committed as Lee.

Arnold B. Meshkov MD , Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, Pa
“Mr. Rosenfield is a true professional. His clarity, expertise, guidance, and persistence kept us on track during our campaign. The success of our major fundraising event was aided immensely by his work on our behalf.”

Adam Glinn, Director of Development, Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County
“Lee Rosenfield is that rare professional who combines knowledge and experience as a Development and nonprofit consultant with a true passion for the work and more importantly or its impact. From his direct, personal involvement, to his understanding of community and the concept of Tikun Olam, Lee combines both the science and the art of development, fund development and leadership development. He therefore brings to his clients, who become friends, a focus and work ethic that is without peer. His commitment to strengthening the communities with which he works brings those communities added value as Lee is available and prepared to address any issues, underlying structural challenges faced by the organization in an effort to maximize the success of their work and position them for a positive future. He is the consummate professional, has a track record of success and is a pleasure with which to work and collaborate.”