A former president of the Beth Israel Congregation in Jackson, Mississippi, Robert Lewis Berman continues to serve as a member of that congregation and of Temple Beth El in Lexington, Mississippi. He has also served as president of the 350-member Rotary Club of Jackson and as the district governor of Rotary International.
After earning his B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, he went on to serve as first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Tenth Infantry Division as a platoon leader and company executive officer of a rifle company. Upon honorable discharge, he was accepted to Harvard's business school where he obtained his M.B.A.
In addition to his successful writing career, Berman is the president of Berman Enterprises, a real estate developer located in Rockville, Maryland. He entered the real estate business after serving nine years as the vice president and director of corporate development at Lewis Grocer Company and Sunflower Food Stores, in Indianola, Mississippi.
In honor of his second book, A House of David in the Land of Jesus, the town of Lexington proclaimed a “Robert Lewis Berman Day.” Originally from Mississippi, Berman resides with his wife, Sondra, in Boca Raton, Florida. Now retired, he enjoys spending time with his family.