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Marie Raftery

Marie Raftery is the President of Smart Management INC, a DMSO, Dental Service Management Organization serving healthcare professionals with an emphasis in dentistry. The corporation has owned and operated several dental offices through the years, selling all but one which is now operated in the South Bay.

Born and raised in Boston, MA, she has called San Diego home for forty years. Philanthropy and community service are the core foundation of her lived values.

Marie is past Chair and current Advisory Member of the Board of Directors, Jewish Family Service, and incoming Co- Chair of CARS, (charitable adult rides service). She is on the Boards of Temple Emanu-El in Del Cerro, ADL of San Diego, NJHSA- Network of Jewish Human Services Agencies. ImPACT, and a member of Rotary Club 33. Marie is a supporter of Hillel of San Diego, the San Diego Symphony, Salk Institute, and the San Diego Library.

I am excited to work with a new generation of young leaders to explore social and economic justice. Avodah’s core principles of work, worship and service are most meaningful today. I look forward to the experience and to contributing, growing, and learning.