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Marketing and communications executive

Susan Rachel Bodner, American marketing and communications executive.


Bodner, Susan Rachel was born on April 20, 1949 in New York City. Daughter of Milton Meyer and Muriel Ruby (Walash) Swersky.


Bachelor in Education, University Maryland, 1970. Bachelor in English, 1971. Paralegal certified, Barry College, 1980.

Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1980.


Teacher development curriculum Solomon Shecter Hillel Community Day School, North Miami Beach, Florida, 1974-1977. English teacher Hebrew Academy Atlanta, 1977-1978. Life underwriter, estate planner Life Virginia Insurance, Atlanta, 1978-1979.

Paralegal, probate and estate management Abrams, Anton Robbins, Resnick, Schneider & Mager, Hollywood, Florida, 1980-1981. Service consultant marketing department Southern Bell, Fort Lauderdale, 1981-1983. Director community relations The Jewish Home, Atlanta, 1984-1987.

Director marketing and communications services The United Jewish Federation Metrowest, Whippany, New Jersey, 1988-1995. Executive director marketing and communications Jewish Federation Greater Philadelphia, 1995—2005. Public's representative The Jewish Public Group-The Jewish Exponent, 1995—2005.

President, Chief Executive Officer Jewish Federation Greater Orlando, Florida, since 2005. Publications representative, administrator The Metrowest Jewish News, Whippany, 1988-1995. Consultant strategic marketing, communications and public relations for philanthropic organization and beneficiary agencies, Whippany, 1988-1995.

Public Metrosource, community resource book, since 1990, Inside Quarterly, lifestyle magazine, 1994.


Life member National Council Jewish Women, Millburn-Shorthills, since 1984. Member National United Jewish Communities. Advisory board National Direct Marketing Center, National Marketing Planning Advisory Group.

Member National Association of Female Executives, New Jersey Press Women (state and national communications award 1990, 91, 92, 93, 94), New Jersey Executive Women, Public Relations Society of America, American Marketing Association.


Married Lawrence Bodner, October 25, 1970 (divorced June 1975). Children: Jennifer Lynn Bodner, Jason Ross Bodner.

Milton Meyer Swersky

Muriel Ruby (Walash) Swersky

Lawrence Bodner

Jennifer Lynn Bodner

Jason Ross Bodner