Midlands People & Achievements: Barry A. Abels
03/29/2013 12:00 AM
03/28/2013 6:42 PM
Barry A. Abels has been named the new joint executive director of the Columbia Jewish Federation and the Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center. Abels, who has more than 38 years of experience in management, training and organization leadership, will oversee the joint management of both organizations. He previously served as director of the Jewish Community Council of Corpus Christi, Texas, and as executive director of the Jewish Federation and Charles Schusterman Jewish Community Center in Tulsa, Okla.
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