The Rashi School recently elected Rebecca Burack as president of its Board of Trustees. In this role, Ms. Burack will provide guidance and leadership in maintaining and strengthening Rashi’s exceptional commitment to academic excellence. She has served on the Rashi Board since 2014.

Rebecca is a partner in Bain & Company’s Boston office, where she has worked for nearly two decades. She is a leader in the firm’s private equity practice and serves as head of the global post-acquisition business. Rebecca advises clients across the full investment lifecycle, including pre- and post-acquisition and has significant experience developing and implementing growth strategies and full potential plans with leading players in the industrial goods and services sector and distributors in a wide range of sectors. Additionally, she has deep expertise in other areas, including due diligence, commercial and sales excellence, pricing, distribution strategies and performance improvement.

“We are thrilled to have Rebecca Burack serve as president of The Rashi School Board of Trustees,” said ­­­­­­Head of School Mallory Rome.  “Rebecca is strongly connected to the school, identifies closely with its mission and understands its value to the Boston community. She is a strategic leader and it is an honor to have her lead our board.”

Prior to joining Bain in 1998, Rebecca worked for International Paper in manufacturing. Rebecca earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BS in operations research and industrial engineering from Cornell University. Currently, Rebecca resides in­­­ Newton; she and her husband, Glenn, have two children attending Rashi.

About The Rashi School

The Rashi School is the Boston area’s only Reform Jewish independent K-8 school. Rashi draws from more than two dozen communities. Boston, Brookline, Newton, Needham, Natick, Wellesley and Weston together make up approximately 85 percent of the school population. Rashi’s diverse community welcomes interfaith families.

The mission of The Rashi School is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts.

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