Marc Gary is the Executive Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the Jewish Theological Seminary. He joined JTS in 2012 as Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer and oversaw the design and construction of the new JTS campus. Prior to joining JTS, Marc served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Fidelity Investments in Boston, one of the world’s largest financial service companies, and BellSouth Corporation in Atlanta, a Fortune 100 telecommunications company. Marc also served as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Office of Independent Counsel in Washington, D.C., and as a litigation partner and co-chair of the litigation practice at the international law firm of Mayer Brown & Platt.

Marc is a member of the board of trustees and chair of the Ethics and Compliance committee of the Neuberger Berman mutual funds and is the chair of the board of trustees of the USCJ Supporting Foundation. He also serves on the board of directors of JTS, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the UJA Federation of Atlanta, and the Jewish Democratic Council of America. Formerly, Marc served on the board of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and the UJA Federation of Greater New York and was president of the Washington, D.C. chapter of American Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He also served on the board of directors of Cellcom, one of Israel’s largest wireless telecommunications companies.

Among other awards, Marc is the recipient of the first Chief Justice Margaret Marshall Award from the American Constitution Society for Law and Justice, the Judge Laurie B. Zelon Award from the Pro Bono Institute, and a special commendation from the Supreme Court of Georgia in recognition of his “outstanding service” to the administration of justice.

Marc graduated from Northwestern University “with highest distinction” and from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an editor of the law review. He also attended the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He lives in Atlanta.