Roger Hertog

Roger Hertog is president of the Hertog Foundation and chairman of the Tikvah Fund. One of the founding partners of the investment research and management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., which he joined in 1968, Mr. Hertog served as the firm’s president before its merger with Alliance Capital Management in 2000. In 2006, Mr. Hertog retired from the successor company, AllianceBernstein, and is currently vice-chairman emeritus. An alumnus of the City College of New York, Mr. Hertog was previously chairman of The New-York Historical Society and the Manhattan Institute; he has also served on the boards of the American Enterprise Institute, the New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, and the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy. In 2007, Mr. Hertog was awarded the National Humanities Medal in recognition of his philanthropic efforts, and in 2010 he was acknowledged with the William E. Simon Prize for Philanthropic Leadership. Mr. Hertog earned a Doctor of Humane Letters from the City University of New York’s Graduate Center in 2009, an honorary degree from Shalem College in 2017, and, most recently, an honorary doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2018.