About Catherine Zacks Gildenhorn
Catherine Zacks Gildenhorn, Gordon Zacks’ eldest daughter, has been intimately involved in the development of this book, and serves as its Editor-in-Chief. Additionally, she emceed the Celebration of Life events dedicated to her father and was specifically asked by him to be the book’s spokesperson and advocate going forward.
Born in Columbus, Ohio, Catherine Zacks Gildenhorn has lived in the Washington DC area for over twenty years. No stranger to public life, she serves on the Board and Executive Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and on the National Women’s Philanthropy Board. She also served as a Presidential Appointee to the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.
Catherine Zacks Gildenhorn is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Emory University Law School. She lives in Bethesda with her husband Michael, her children Edward and Elissa, and her two golden retrievers Toby and Tyler.