Mark A. Pinsky

Mark A. Pinsky is a member of Germantown Jewish Centre, a Community of Communities in Philadelphia. He davens there with Minyan Dorshei Derekh, which he has served as a member of the Mazkirut. In October 2020, he joined the Board of Trustees of Reconstructing Judaism, and as a board member, he is collaborating with Reconstructing Judaism’s Tikkun Olam Commission to initiate a process to explore the best way to bring a recommendation about reparations before the Board of Trustees for consideration. He is also a member of the board of the Rabbis and Cantors Retirement Plan. Pinsky is the author of Organized Money: How Progressives Can Leverage the Financial System to Work for Them, Not Against Them (with Keith Mestrich; The New Press, October 2019). In his career, he has filled several leadership roles in the community development financial institution (CDFI) industry, which is working to align capital with social, economic and political justice. He is a partner in CDFI Friendly America (, which is leading a campaign to bring the $220 billion CDFI industry to thousands of underserved communities. He can be contacted at:


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