Mrs. Mendelson has a diverse background in product development and strategic sales development and served as the Vice President of Federal Discount Centers for over a decade. In addition, she has had a long focus on the education system ranging from time as a science and business teacher to curriculum development and fundraising over $180,000 for the redesign and relocation of a school library. Mrs. Mendelson currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Lehrman Community Day School and has a long standing philanthropic affiliations including being a founder and society member of Mt. Sinai Medical Center, serving on the Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and is a member of the Toqueville Society of the United Way. Mrs. Mendelson resides in Miami Beach, Florida with her family.