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Wayne KaufmanWayne has been in the home improvement industry for more than 48 years. He is a Certified Remodeler, credentialed by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), and a current board member of Rebuilding Together St Louis, the 1904 World’s Fair Charitable Foundation, the North West (St. Louis) Chamber of Commerce, and former board member of Old Newsboys (St. Louis.) He is also the incumbent chairman of VetNet, the Saint Louis Ambassadors’ Veterans Affairs, and president of The Kaufman Fund. Wayne was also honored as a recipient of the 2015 “Unsung Heroes” Award from the St. Louis Jewish Light. His past contributions to the community include the following former presidencies: the St Louis Remodeling Association, NARI Board of Directors, Rotary Club of Ferguson, Mo, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of St Louis, and past chairman of the Old Newsboys’ Ralph Kaufman Memorial Golf Tournament. Wayne served in the United States Army for 3 years during the Vietnam War. He attained the rank of sergeant in the 25th Infantry Division and was awarded both the Bronze Star Medal and the Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster.



Steve RosenblumOwned & operated Jason's Restaurant for over 35 years. Co-Owned The Stage Deli in Plaza Frontenac, a full service New York themed Deli restaurant & two Cheeburger Cheeburger restaurants in New York & Florida. Graduate of Michigan State University Hotel & Restaurant School. Served in the US Army Reserves. Served on the Board of Directors for Missouri Restaurant Association, St Louis. Board member of The Miriam Foundation supporting Children who learn differently for 12 years. Recognized by Matthews-Dickey Boy's Club in 1978 as a Person of The Year. Married for 45 years with two adult children and 6 grandsons.


Howard BerlinerHoward Berliner a native of Columbus, Ohio and a graduate of The Ohio State University. Retired after 40 years in the footwear industry while travelling extensively in the Far East. His interests are golf, sports, and leisure travel with family and friends. He has been married for over 40 loving years with 2 adult children and 2 grandkids.



Irwin LoitersteinIrwin is a founding member of The Kaufman Fund. He is a member of The Kaufman Fund board of directors, past treasurer and currently serves as chairman of the TKF Trees for Vets and Legal committees. Irwin is a partner and general manager of Seasonable Sales. He is a past board member and treasurer of The Asthma and Allergy Association of St. Louis. He has served as a past board member of the National Christmas Tree Association, as the retailer’s representative as well as a past chairman of the NCTA Market Expansion Committee.

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