We’d Like to Introduce

Tom Frishberg, 2018-19 President of the JFS Board of Directors bakes the most delicious pies. He’s been married to wife Deb for 27 years. The couple has two grown daughters. Tom rides his bike to work whenever he can. He’s an avid movie goer (loves animated movies from Pixar), an avowed foodie (preferred cuisines include Ethiopian, Thai and Indian), and enjoys playing tennis.

His personal commitment to serving others is strong. From 2002 to 2009, Tom was a member of the board of directors of Talmud Torah of St. Paul, serving as the treasurer and president. As his tenure with Talmud Torah was finishing, he became a member of the board of directors of Beth Jacob Congregation from 2008 to 2014.

Tom joined the JFS board in 2013. He served as a board member, treasurer, and now as president. “I am very energized about helping JFS continue to grow and provide services to the greater St. Paul community,” says Tom. “Needs have never been greater. Guided by our Jewish values, I hope to help the agency continue to thrive, expand our services to meet the needs of all age groups and secure new funding sources. I look forward to working with the incredible staff at JFS and with the engaged and committed Board. It’s an honor and a privilege to be able to serve an agency that does such incredible work.”

Tom is the vice president of engineering and founder of Insite Software, a company he started after he sold the first company he founded and got restless. Insite is an industry leader in B2B eCommerce.

He specializes in translating business requirements into technology solutions. He is passionate about building great software and working with wicked smart people. He has written hundreds of custom applications along with a few key, core products for Insite.