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Judah S. Kraushaar

Scenic Hudson Board Assistant Treasurer

The Scenic Hudson Land Trust Board Member

Judah is Managing Partner of Roaring Brook Capital, a Long/Short Equity Fund established in 2006. Prior to that, he was First Vice President of Merrill Lynch where he managed the global financial services equity research team and was a top-ranked analyst for more than a decade. In 2006, he authored the bestselling book, The Real Deal, the autobiography of Sandy Weill and a history of the modern financial services business. He earned his BA in 1979 and his MBA the following year, both from Cornell University. Judah has abiding interests in regenerative farming, locally sourced food, and social entrepreneurship. He presently serves on the boards of The Glynwood Center in Cold Spring and The Israel Venture Network based in Herziliya, Israel. He has also served on a variety of boards for organizations involved in advocacy and human relations. Judah and his wife, Michele, reside in Chappaqua and own historic Meadowland Farm in Dutchess County, a place where emerging livestock and vegetable farmers pursue their passion for growing food and animal husbandry in a highly supportive environment. They have three grown children: Liana, Elias, and Sofia.