Prior to becoming the Executive Director at Temple Beth El, Steve Kaufman was Vice President and General Counsel of Kaufman Lynn Construction, a commercial general contractor. Steve and his wife Ivy are high school sweethearts and they have two wonderful children. Steve was born and raised in Miami, and he attended the University of Florida where he majored in Economics. Steve also holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and a J.D. from Boston University. In his spare time, Steve enjoys cycling, playing soccer and coaching youth sports.