LOS ANGELES, CA—Michael Garfinkel and his wife, Stacey Garfinkel, were recognized by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as 2023 Distinguished Leader Honorees. This award honors individuals for their sustained commitment and significant contributions to ADL. The Garfinkels were honored during ADL’s annual gala on November 1, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Over two decades ago, both Mr. and Mrs. Garfinkel were selected to participate in an ADL Leadership Institute and became Los Angeles regional board members shortly after graduating from the program. Since then, Mrs. Garfinkel has devoted her time to serving on and leading several ADL committees, while Mr. Garfinkel serves ADL in his current roles as vice chair for the Los Angeles region and as a co-chair of the Entertainment Industry Committee.