CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER
Rachel Akrongold joined Fifth Avenue Synagogue in 2010 when she married her husband, Barry Akrongold (already a member) and moved to New York from St. Louis. After serving on the Board, she became the Chief Operations Officer in 2019.
Sheila Montgomery is the Executive Director of Fifth Avenue Synagogue. She works in close partnership with the lay leadership, clergy, administration and the entire FAS team.
Maggie Moronta was born in the Dominican Republic to European parents, She is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish, and knowledgeable in Hebrew.
Maintenance Supervisor William Ames has been at Fifth Avenue Synagogue since 1990. He is dedicated, dependable and unfailing in his commitment to FAS.