Board of Directors

Richard B. Wise, M.D., President

Richard B. Wise, M.D., President

Richard B. Wise, M.D. is a fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist. He was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto where he graduated with honors standing. He then completed his ophthalmology training at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia where he served as chief resident. Due to a strong interest in eye diseases as it relates to children, Richard elected to further sub-specialize in pediatric ophthalmology by completing a fellowship at Northwestern’s Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Richard founded Wise Family Eye Center in Galloway in 2005 where he currently practices. Richard is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Richard was installed as President of the JFS Board of Directors on June 3, 2015. He has been a member of the board since 2005 and has previously chaired the Planning and Development Committees, along with serving on the Finance and Personnel Committees. Outside of work, Richard enjoys playing and watching sports, especially tennis, hockey and skiing. Richard currently resides in Linwood with his wife, Rachel, and three children, Daniel, Alex and Jessica.

Executive Officers
  • Richard B. Wise, M.D. President
  • Johanna Perskie Vice President
  • Jessica Goldstein Vice President
  • Darren Matik Treasurer
  • Traci Werman Secretary
Board of Directors
  • Sherri Anapolle
  • Joel Caplan, Ph.D.
  • Joel B. Frankel, D.M.D.
  • Eric Goldberg
  • Ali Lieberman
  • Lawrence A. Reich, DDS
  • Melissa Pisetzner, Esq.
  • Matthew Simpson
Honorary Board of Directors
  • Gail Mackler-Carlino *
  • Ken Eisenberg *
  • Alice Epstein ✡
  • Anna Feldman *
  • Bethanie Gorny, Ed.D *
  • Mitchell Gurwicz *
  • Larry Horowitz, CPA *
  • Shy Kramer *
  • Robert Lang, Esq. *
  • Marc Lowenstein, Ph.D. *
  • Arlene Potler *
  • Patti Reed-Rosenberg *
  • Carol G. Rimm *
  • Lois Rothenberg ✡
  • Doug Stanger, Esq. *
  • Kenneth Steinberg *
  • Eric Wood, Esq. *
  • Golda Wood *
Community Advisory Board
  • Lois Fee
  • Joanne Gahr, M.S., CRC
  • Barry Goff, Jr.
  • Douglas J. Heun, CPA
  • Teresa Katz
  • Alexander C. Marino
  • Sean Riggin
  • Geoffrey Rosenberger
  • Todd D.Timbrook
  • John Zarych, Esq.

* Past presidents
✡ Deceased