2015 BOARD OF GOVERNORS’ AWARD
Former World of Children Board of Governors
Jamie Barry and Jerry Politzer share a heartfelt dedication to helping children and families and have generously shared that passion with World of Children. They are visionaries who have helped to craft and host the grand Annual Awards Ceremony celebrations in New York City since inception and have infused the event with their warm style, authenticity and generosity.
Both have enjoyed bold careers in the fashion industry. Jamie served in a leadership role at Lord & Taylor and spent 20 years with Century 21 Department Stores where she served as Vice President, DMM. Jerry has held executive roles at Hecht Company, G. Fox Stores, Melville Corporation and was EVP of Filene’s Basement and CEO of Loehmann’s. Together, they have a strong commitment to building community and family, and have generously supported the United States Holocaust Museum, City of Hope, and World of Children.
We are grateful for Jamie and Jerry’s passionate advocacy for our mission to support life-changing programs for children.