Dr. Jeffrey P. Feingold is the Florida Chair of the Republican Jewish Coalition. He is also the Chairman of the Jewish Leadership Council of the Republican Party of Florida. Dr. Feingold is dedicated to promoting the goals and mission of the Republican Jewish Coalition and continuing its tradition of leadership to further develop a unified, respected national Jewish Republican voice.
In June 2019, Dr. Feingold received an appointment from President Donald J. Trump to serve a five-year term on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council. He is also currently serving his second term as a member of the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Board of Trustees, appointed by former Florida Governor Rick Scott, and as an appointed member of the UT Health Science Center Development Board for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA).
Dr. Feingold and his wife, Barbara, believe deeply in philanthropy and volunteerism in the Jewish community and beyond. In June 2018, Dr. Feingold, his wife, and entire family personally dedicated The Dr. Jeffrey and Barbara Feingold Family Synagogue and Sefer Torah on The Mishmar Hanegev Base in The Negev, Israel. This significant gift for the Amirim Battalion, the first of its kind on an army base in the Negev, is used on a daily basis and has been meaningful for the soldiers, especially for Shabbat and during the holidays.
Their transformational gifts to FAU and the UTHSCSA School of Dentistry have driven the construction of innovative spaces that enrich higher education opportunities. They have been honored by new facility namings such as The Dr. Jeffrey & Barbara S. Feingold Board of Trustees Room at FAU and The Dr. Jeffrey P. & Barbara S. Feingold Atrium in the UTHSCSA Center for Oral Health Care & Research.
Dr. Feingold is the founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer of MCNA Dental, the largest privately held managed dental care insurance company in the country. Based out of corporate offices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and regional offices in San Antonio, TX, and New Orleans, LA, MCNA Dental provides comprehensive administration of dental benefits for nearly 5 million members enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP programs across the country. MCNA also has extensive experience providing adult benefits to Medicaid, Medicare, Long Term Care, Nursing Home Diversion, and Dual Eligible enrollees through multiple contracts with medical health plans.
Dr. Feingold founded the Dentaland Organization in 1975, which was one of the first private practices in Florida to include multiple comprehensive dental health care facilities offering multi-specialty dental care with a general dental component.
Dr. Feingold received his DDS degree from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1971, immediately after which he completed a prestigious residency at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Dr. Feingold received his MSD (Periodontology) and his certificate in Periodontology from the Fairleigh Dickinson University Dental School. He went on to receive the distinct honor of being named a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. His work has been published in the Journal of Periodontology.
He and his wife Barbara, a former member of the Florida State Board of Education, reside in South Florida.