Richard Rubenstein, Chair


  • Loomis School Class of ’65
  • Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania Class of ’69


  • Aetna Life and Casualty, 1971–72, Corporate Development
  • Wiltshire Industries 1972–1978, President and part owner (manufacturer of metal products)
  • Century Brass, 1978–1985, Group Vice President and part owner (manufacturer of metal products)
  • Plymouth Spring Company, 1987–2021
  • President and Owner Chairman and Founder First Bank of West Hartford, 1986–1999

Work In The Community:

  • President Congregation Beth Israel, 1987–1989
  • President Hartford Jewish Federation, 2003–2005
  • Chairman Hebrew Home Hartford, CT, 2012–2014
  • Chairman Ben Bronz Academy (Special Needs), 2022–present

Served on numerous boards including:

  • Jewish Community Foundation
  • Greenberg Center (University of Hartford)
  • URJ (NAB and Oversight Committee) and former chair of Capital Planning Committee Playhouse on Park
  • Citizens Bank of Southington CT


Married 55 Years to Lea Rubenstein and two children Anne and Peter Live in West Hartford