Larry Jackier has helped the Technion become one of the world’s top institutes of science and technology through decades of hands-on service and philanthropic gifts. He has been a member of the Technion Board of Governors since 2001, serving as chairman for 12 years until 2019. He is also a long-standing member of the ATS National Board, where he served as president, chairman, and vice chairman. Under his leadership, the ATS created the 21st Century Leadership Development Program to recruit and educate future leaders of the organization and helped organize a Solidarity Delegation to Israel during Operation Protective Edge in 2014. In addition, he and his wife, Eleanor, are Technion Guardians, an honor reserved for those who support the university at the highest levels.
Mr. Jackier is a second-generational supporter, as his father, Joe, was also active with the ATS. The Jackiers earned the distinction as the only father-and-son team to receive a Technion honorary fellowship. Larry Jackier went on to receive a Technion honorary doctorate and the ATS Albert Einstein Award, the organization’s highest honor.
Mr. Jackier is also a pillar of the Detroit Jewish community, where he served as the past president of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and has been active in many organizations. He is a principal with the law firm of Jackier Gould.