Leadership:

L. Louis Albert, MSW, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer

lou-resizeMr. Albert has served as CEO of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) for over 29 years. As CEO, his major areas of responsibility include: strategic planning and implementation, resource development, and community partnerships.  He has developed several signature programs during his time with JF&CS, including the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry, the Child Abuse Prevention Program, Elderlink, and the Financial Assistance Program.

Martha Kreipke
Director of Human Resources & HIPAA Privacy Officer

Martha-resizeMs. Kreipke not only serves as the current Director of Human Resources, but developed the HR function of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) in its early years. In her current role, she is accountable for all aspects of employee recruitment, compensation, benefits, compliance, and training. She also as ensures compliance under HIPAA regulations and works closely with both the Board of Directors and the JF&CS committees. Ms. Kreipke received her Master of Business Administration degree, with a specialization in Management Information Systems, from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Laura Robbins
Chief Development Officer

Robbins_Laura-resizeMs. Robbin’s primary goal as Chief Development Officer is to help Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) reach its fundraising targets through major gifts, special events and planned giving. She also oversees the marketing and communications team at JF&CS to help ensure the mission, vision and voice of the agency gets out into the community. Ms. Robbins is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree in the Executive Program at Washington University. Prior to her current position, she served as the Development & Membership Director at Temple Israel in St. Louis and the Special Events Manager at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. Ms. Robbins received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Directing from Boston University. Her experience fundraising in the theatre industry led her to her current career in development.