Alexander M. Goren was born in Romania and has lived and worked in Israel, Italy and the USA. He is a managing partner at Goren Bros., a money management and real estate company. Alex and his family have been deeply involved with BGU since 1972, a  commitment culminating with service as Chairman of the Board of Governors of BGU between 2012 and 2019 and an honorary PhD in 2015.

Andrea Goren, Alex's son, has an MBA from Columbia University and is currently managing director and CFO for Phoenix Group, a private equity firm. He is a third-generation supporter of BGU and a member of the first cohort of AABGU's Zin Fellows Leadership Program. He lives in New York. Andrea recently became Treasurer of AABGU.