Jonathan Plutzik is the Chairman and principal owner of The Betsy – South Beach , a luxury hotel with a unique commitment to philanthropy, arts, culture and education (PACE) programming, and home of The Writer’s Room. Formerly the Vice-Chairman of Credit Suisse and Chairman of leading video game designer Firaxis Games, Jonathan currently sits on the board of Fannie Mae. He is a board and Executive Committee member of UJA Federation of New York where he serves as General Planning Chair and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He recently stepped down after 12 years as Chair of Coro New York, the city’s top leadership training organization. Jonathan received his B.A. from Brandeis University and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School.


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