Dick Axelrod and his wife Emily have been Beth Emet members for over 45 years. Dick and Emily are recently retired, internationally recognized Organizational Change Consultants, having published four organizational change books. Dick and Emily live in Wilmette and both have previously served on the Beth Emet Board. They have two adult children and two grandsons, all of whom were Kabbalat Mitzvah at Beth Emet. Dick is an avid photographer and is a volunteer instructor at the Richard Stromberg Photography School. He is currently photographing Holocaust survivors with the Zachor Memory project. Dick a long-suffering Cub fan.