Houston Treasures for 2012
Photo by: Gittings
Kelli and Martin Fein share a passion for family and community, giving their time and resources to many Houston civic and charitable organizations.
Dr. Cohen Fein, a pediatric radiologist, advocates strengthening humanity education within the curriculum and practice of medicine. She teaches at the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics and works with elementary school students through the Interprofessional Drug Education Alliance. She has served as President of the Houston Radiological Society and Chair of Medical Specialty Societies for the Harris County Medical Society. Kelli’s board involvement includes Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet, Huffington Center on Aging, Jewish Family Service, Texas Medical Association Foundation, American Medical Women’s Association and Women’s Cancer Foundation. She was named to the March of Dimes/Houston Chronicle 2010 Best Dressed List and has been named one of the Channel 13/Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America 2012 Women of Distinction.
Martin founded Martin Fein Interests, Ltd. in 1989 and has developed more than 10,000 Class A luxury apartments in major cities in the Southwest. Having emigrated from Europe with his Holocaust-survivor parents, Martin graduated from Indiana University with a BA in Government and from the University of Louisville Law School with a JD. Founding Chair/ board member of Holocaust Museum Houston and past Chair/current board member of Anti-Defamation League, he serves on the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission and on the advisory board of BBVA Compass.
Together, Kelli and Martin co-chaired the Jewish Family Service 95th Anniversary Gala, and they have chaired or co-chaired events for Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Symphony, Huffington Center on Aging at Baylor College of Medicine, Jewish Federation, Texas Medical Association Foundation, St. Thomas University, Fund for Teachers, Living Bank, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, American Jewish Committee Institute of Human Relations, and Seven Acres Senior Care Center. The Feins were honored by the Anti-Defamation League with the 2011 Torch of Liberty Award.
Kelli and Martin share a deep love for one another, their children, their family and community. They enjoy world travel and ballroom dancing.