Robert M. Birnbaum, Board Chair

“My professional financial background – as well being as a long-time Deborah volunteer – enables me to enhance the Foundation’s fundraising opportunities while remaining cost-conscious in times of managed care cutbacks.”

Deborah Hospital Foundation Board Chair Robert M. Birnbaum is a National Bank Examiner with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, United States Department of Treasury. He has a wide accounting and banking background, which plays a pivotal role in his board chairmanship.

Robert has been involved with Deborah since his early days as a pediatric patient at the Center. As a volunteer, he is a Life Member of three Deborah Hospital Chapters and has previously served as Chapter President, Treasurer, and Financial Secretary. He was first appointed to the Foundation Board in 1998.

Holding a BA in Accounting from Rutgers University-NCAS, Robert is involved in the Institute of Certified Bankers, the Association of Government Accountants, Human Rights Campaign, and a number of environmental advocacy organizations.

Quick Facts:

  • Loves to scuba dive and underwater photography.
  • Enjoys traveling around the world.
  • Enjoys living at the beach.