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Barak Raviv
Nationality United States
Occupation Real estate investor and philanthropist
Known for Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills

Barak Raviv is an American real estate investor and philanthropist in Beverly Hills, California.[1][2]

Background and education

Raviv hails from New York, but lived in Israel for six years before moving to Los Angeles at the age of nine. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduating as Valedictorian in Communications studies with a specialization in Business Administration.[3]

Career

Raviv began investing in duplexes and homes in Texas in his 20’s when he discovered his passion for real estate.[4] In 2007, he established the Barak Raviv Foundation to provide financial support to a broad array of causes, including cancer research, poverty alleviation, and access to healthcare.[5]

Years back, Raviv served as the Western Region President of Magen David Adom, Israel’s equivalent of the Red Cross.[6] He also served as 2nd Lieutenant in the Civil Air Patrol.[7]

Raviv currently serves as Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Director in Beverly Hills.[3] He also serves as Chair of the Advisory Council for Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and sits on the Board of Directors for the American Technion Society.[8] He equally serves on the board of the North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry.[9]

Philanthropy

Raviv has been an active philanthropist, supporting a wide range of causes in service to the Jewish community.[10] During the 2006 Lebanon War, he coordinated the purchase of a mobile intensive care unit, and has since shipped two more ambulances to Israel.[11]

In 2013, the Barak Raviv Foundation dedicated a schoolhouse in Ethiopia’s Gebru Warka village, which serves 200 students and provides a community center for the local population.[12] In Israel, his foundation has partnered up with the Jewish Agency’s Amigour program to build and fortify two bomb shelters.[13]

In 2016, Raviv donated his first aircraft to Kitty Hawk Squadron III, a youth flight school that offers teenagers the dream of flight.[14][15] Recently, he dedicated a children’s hospital room at Shaare Zedek’s new pediatric ward.[16]

Awards

Awards won by Barak Raviv include,

References

  1. Kelly Hartog (October 25, 2015). "Ahead of Tel Aviv shows, Seinfeld headlines Israeli charity ball in LA". https://www.timesofisrael.com/ahead-of-tel-aviv-shows-seinfeld-headlines-israeli-charity-ball-in-la/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ryan Torok (March 31, 2016). "Moving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more". https://jewishjournal.com/tag/barak-raviv/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Barak Raviv, CRPC® Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Management Director". https://advisor.morganstanley.com/barak.raviv. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  4. "Barak Raviv 2019 Los Angeles Five Star Wealth Manager". http://fliphtml5.com/besrc/gjwi/basic. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  5. "Barak Raviv Foundation". http://www.losangelesscene.com/item/barak-raviv-foundation/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  6. "Magen David Adom, Israel’s Life Shield". October 27, 2015. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/magen-david-adom-israels-life-shield/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  7. "Young leaders in LA are making a difference". June 26, 2014. https://afmda.org/young-leaders-la-making-difference/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  8. "The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem". https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  9. "North American Conference on Ethiopian Jewry - Board of Directors and Key Staff". http://www.nacoej.org/about-us/board-of-directors-and-key-staff. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  10. "Support For Adults With Memory Loss and Their Families". https://www.opica.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/OPICA-Newsletter_SEPTEMBER-2018_web.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  11. Nurit Greenger (November 29, 2012). "A Call to Save Lives". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  12. "Barak R. Founder Beverly Hills, CA, USA". https://www.catchafire.org/profiles/27103/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  13. Ryan Torok. "Moving and shaking: Marriage equality rally, L.A. Press Club Awards, the Black Eyed Peas and more". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/175552/moving-and-shaking-marriage-equality-rally-l-a-press-club-awards-the-black-eyed-peas-and-more/amp/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  14. Subrina Hudson (March 21, 2016). "Plane Means High Times For Students - Financial exec donates craft to youth program that taught him to fly". http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2016/mar/21/plane-means-high-times-students/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  15. Ryan Torok. "Community Adds Voice to Budget Debate". https://beverlypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/2.25-issue.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  16. Ryan Torok. "The Seryl and Charles Kushner Campus Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem". https://www.acsz.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Heartbeat-spring-3.2015.pdf. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  17. Berenice (October 20, 2015). "AFMDA Hosting Los Angeles Red Star Ball". http://www.canyon-news.com/afmda-hosting-los-angeles-red-star-ball/41729. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 
  18. Berenice (March 31, 2016). "AMoving and shaking: Purim celebrations, TEBH honors and more". https://jewishjournal.com/news/los_angeles/183879/moving-and-shaking-purim-celebrations-tebh-honors-and-more/. Retrieved May 13, 2019. 

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