David and Rebecca Zwillinger, Patrons of Education

As longtime Rabbi Arthur Schneier Park East Day School Parents, David and Rebecca Zwillinger are dedicated supporters of the school community.

As an active member of the Park East Parent Association as well as the Parent Association Leadership Council, Rebecca has served as the chair of many of the school’s key events. David is a member of the Park East Parent Leadership Committee and is Chief Executive Officer of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (“DESRI”), a managing director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., and a member of the D. E. Shaw group’s U.S. Private Equity investment unit.

The Zwillingers are the proud parents of five children; their son, Ben, is currently a sixth grade student at Park East. Their three daughters, Ayla, Livya and Suri, are graduates of the school’s Early Childhood program, and their son Jacob will attend preschool at Park East this fall.

Beyond Park East, Rebecca and David are Board members and supporters of Shalva, an organization in Israel that supports mentally and physically challenged children and their families as well as Teach NYS, which helps fundraise for Jewish Day School education.

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