Honey Heller

Honey Heller was an international banker for 27 years traveling to Latin America for several financial institutions.  She marketed debt instruments during the debt crisis in Latin America in the mid 1980's and worked with commercial banks and high net worth individuals.  Since her retirement, Mrs. Heller has pursued her passion for social justice.  She has been president and board member of several other not-for-profit agencies including COPAY, a drug and alcohol counseling agency in Great Neck, New York, and the Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Mrs. Heller is extremely active in the Reform Jewish movement as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of the Union for Reform Judaism and its Greater New York Council.  She helps create policy on the national level as a Vice Chair of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism.  On the state level, Mrs. Heller is co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Reform Jewish Voice of New York State, which educates members of Reform Jewish congregations on important issues facing the state, and encourages and trains them to advocate on these issues with their state legislators.

Mrs. Heller initiated many social justice programs on Long Island.  She received extensive recognition for these programs including the Newsday "Everyday Hero" and WINS Radio"Hometown Hero" award.

Recently, Mrs. Heller has become a volunteer at the Merchant House Museum, the home of the wealthy merchant, Seabury Tredwell and his family for almost 100 years from 1835-1933 and is complete with the family's original furnishings and personal possessions.