Leslie Vermut brings to the Board of Trustees extensive experience in financial investment in the private sector as well as working with non-profits.
Ms. Vermut is the founder of and adviser to Weinberger Asset Management, Inc., an independent, private wealth management firm that specializes in investment management and financial and retirement planning. Prior to starting Weinberger Asset Management, Leslie was a securities analyst and portfolio manager at TIAA-CREF, an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University Graduate School of Business, and a consultant to the hedge fund Victoria Partners.
Ms. Vermut joined the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Board of Directors in 2003, and currently is in her second term as vice-chair of the Board. She is also vice-chair of the Board’s Executive Committee and Executive Personnel Committee and co-vice-chair of the Investment Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Cedars-Sinai Health System Board of Directors, Nominating & Governance Committee, and Board representative on the Medical Executive Committee. Prior to serving as vice-chair of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Leslie served as secretary of the Board of Directors for two years.
Leslie’s philanthropic efforts also include her past service to the Brentwood Homeowner’s Board, where she was treasurer for over 20 years. She is a current member of the Council of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.
Ms. Vermut received her B.S. from New York University, her M.B.A. from City University of New York, and is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma National Honorary Society.
Leslie and her husband, Tom Weinberger, are the proud grandparents of Miri Weinberger (’28), and her little sister Brie.