Avnei Chein Our Team

Meet Our Board


guiding PRECIOUS people.


Supporting  patients, and their families, in  Mental Health Crisis

As a testament to the great need for this organization, and for the complexity of issues that it faces in dealing with mental health, Avnei Chein is built on layers of support.  Besides the highly professional staff and Mental Health Advisory Board, and the Rabbinical guidance we receive from our esteemed local Rabbis, Avnei Chein has created a board of business advisors, to  guide the organization and to ensure it grows, thrives, and stays focused on meeting it’s goals in serving the community.

Aveni Chein is privileged to have an accomplished and passionate board of business advisors who share their experience, wisdom and organizational acumen.

Our Business Advisory Board

Devorah Rich

Principle Owner at DER Associates LLC

Devorah  is an insightful, tactical thinker with deep experience developing, implementing and quantifying the success of strategic initiatives. She has led a wide variety of multi-disciplinary teams tasked with restructuring health care delivery.

Devorah has over 35 years of experience in healthcare, designing and evaluating a wide array of pilot initiatives. Devorah oversaw both quantitative and qualitative research, merging attitudinal research findings with clinical outcomes to identify strategic improvement opportunities.

Prior to moving to Israel, Devorah worked at the United Auto Workers (UAW) Retiree Medical Benefits Trust, helping retirees better manage chronic healthcare conditions.


Devorah served as Vice President of Cost and Quality at the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, Evaluation Director at the Jewish Fund, and Research Investigator and Manager of Customer Satisfaction and Data Management at the University of Michigan Health System.


Devorah received her bachelors in Geology from the University of Pittsburgh, her Masters in Science, Technology and Values from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and her doctorate in Urban Technological and Environmental Planning from the University of Michigan.

Lorie Goldfinger

President at Alegious Innovative Partners

Lorie is an experienced Corporate President and CEO with a long and successful history of working in an number of industries, skilled in Negotiation, Investor Relations, Business Planning, Sales, Renewable Energy and accelerating start-ups.


Lorie is a strong business development professional with over 40 years of owning, operating a number of businesses in the fashion, renewable energy as tech-space as well building and consulting on Solar Energy projects, investing in startups in the technology space. 

Avraham Gundle DO.ND

Founder & Director of the Centre for Integrated Medicine

Avraham is the Founder and Director of The Centre for Integrated Medicine in Ramat Bet Shemesh Israel, where he lives with his wife and five children. He has been practicing in Israel since 1995 and has been in private practice for over 30 years. 


Avraham lectures and teaches throughout Israel and internationally. 


Avraham has a semicha (Rabbinical ordination) in Issur v’Heter from Rabbi Daniel Channan in Israel.

Mental Health and Free Will event
Date: Sunday February 21
Time: 7:15 pm – Israel
12:15 pm – EST  
5:15 pm – UK