Not – For – Profit

Brad Gerstman is involved in a wide range of community and not-for-profit activities. He is on the Board of Directors of the Nassau Health Care Corporation, where he is chairman of the facilities committee and spearheading a $400 million makeover of the Nassau University Medical Center’s hospital, clinics, and senior living facility. He is also on the Board of Directors and serves as vice president of the Long Island Medical Foundation.

A strong advocate for children with special needs, Brad is co-founder and Board member of the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation, a family foundation that provides children with physical disabilities the opportunity to attend summer day camp and sleep-away camp in an integrated setting. The first Foundation camp program was launched in 2003.

A tireless and passionate supporter of autism research, Brad, along his wife Cheryl, are major fundraisers and frequent speakers at autism awareness events. Actively involved in Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, Brad serves as the Long Island Advocacy Chair and he is on the executive committee for Autism Speaks’ Long Island Walk, one of the group’s most important fundraisers. A former Hofstra University football player, Brad is active in Hofstra University athletics and recently chaired the Hofstra University Basketball Autism Speaks Awareness Day.