Stopher and his wife, Sheryl, have been members of Beth Emet for 16 years. They have three children: Julia (18), Ben (15), and Andrew (11), who’ve all participated in Beth Emet’s religious school. Stopher, not born a Jew, officially became one in February 2011 after “practicing” for over 15 years. He is a graduate of Beloit College in Wisconsin, where today he sits on the Board of Trustees. He received his MBA from the University of Chicago, where he and Sheryl met. He spent 10 years with the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company until 1998, when he founded Legacy.com, an internet media company based in Evanston, for which he now serves as Executive Chairman.