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Supreme Prior

Daniel A. Grossberg

(Miami [OH], ’87)

 As a member of Mu Psi, Dan served as Prior, Candidate Educator and Rush Chairman. Dan served as chapter advisor to Sigma Chi and Regional Governor in the Mid-Atlantic Province before joining the Octagon in 2009. Dan is a CPA and works as an independent IT Risk and Controls consultant.  He lives in suburban Washington D.C. and has three college-aged daughters: Shayna, Hannah, and Jamie. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and hates exercising. In his free time he rides a Victory Vegas custom motorcycle.


Vice Supreme Prior

Jerry L. Conrey 

(Cal State-Fullerton, ‘84)

Jerry joined Sigma Alpha Mu in fall of 1983, he served as both Vice Prior and Prior of the Gamma Xi chapter at California State University, Fullerton, where he was also a charter member.  Fra Conrey currently serves on the Standards Committee as the Octagon Liaison and chairs the Risk Management Committee.  Jerry left the university in 1988 to enter the insurance and risk management industry as an insurance agent; he returned to his collegiate work and earned his undergraduate degree from Alameda University in Business Administration, and then his MBA with an emphasis in Finance in 2006.  Fra Conrey owns Conrey Insurance Brokers and Risk Managers, licensed in several states,  and serving businesses and individuals throughout Southern CA.  Jerry is also actively involved in his community, industry, his church, and teaches Entrepreneurship to MBA students at CSU Fullerton.  Jerry is married to Victoria, an ER physician, and they reside in North Tustin, CA.  Jerry counts travel, wine collecting, golf, and poker amongst his many passions.  He is an avid fan of both the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Anaheim Ducks for which he and Vicki are season ticket holders.

Supreme Exchequer

David P. Kleppel 

(Washington University, ‘85)

BS Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, MS Electrical Engineering. David was Phi Chapter’s House Manager for three years. He served two years as Vice President of the Washington University Interfraternity Council. He has served on several Octagon committees and also as Regional Governor of the Midwest Province for over six years. He was elected Consul of the Octagon in 2014. When Fra Kleppel graduated, he did so with two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree in engineering. His first employer was AT&T Bell Labs. David is now Managing Partner of Eighty-Twenty Plus, a globally-deployed Business Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics consultancy. David travels extensively, but when not on the road, he is based in Columbus, OH. He and his wife Andrea have three children, Ben, Hilary, and Jamie.

Supreme Recorder

Rabbi Andrew M. Paley 

(Ohio State, ‘87)

Rabbi Andrew Marc Paley is the Senior Rabbi and Spiritual Leader of Temple Shalom, a Reform congregation, in Dallas, Texas.  Ordained by the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York in 1995, Rabbi Paley holds a Masters Degree in Hebrew Letters from H.U.C. – J.I.R and bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from The Ohio State University and is a Prepare/Enrich Certified marital and pre-marital counselor.

His commitment to the Jewish community is evidenced by his involvement in local and national Jewish organizations.  Rabbi Paley is a member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the Southwest Association of Reform Rabbis, a member and Past President of the Rabbinical Association of Greater Dallas, and is an Honorary Director of the Dallas Hebrew Free Loan Association.

Locally in the Dallas MetroPlex Rabbi Paley is a member of the Mayor’s Task Force on Poverty, a member of the coordinating committee of Faith Forward Dallas: Faith Leaders United for Peace and Justice – A Project of Thanksgiving Square of Dallas, a member of the Interfaith Advisory Committee of the North Texas Food Bank and a Chaplain with the Dallas Police Department.

Rabbi Paley believes in the value of sharing experience and insights gained from more than 20 years in the rabbinate and Jewish communal life.  He is a mentor for his younger colleagues in the CCAR, a mentor to rabbinical students through Hebrew Union College, an AIPAC Leffer Fellow Mentor, and currently serves as Supreme Recorder on the national board of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity.

In his many years of dedicated service to Sigma Alpha Mu since graduation, Rabbi Paley has served as a Chapter Advisor, Regional Governor, Consul of the Octagon and a prior term as Supreme Recorder. Rabbi Paley has edited two prayer books, one for the Sabbath and one for families for the High Holy days as well as authored numerous articles.

Rabbi Paley is married to Deborah Niederman, the Past President of the Association for Reform Jewish Educators, and is the father of 2 children, Molly, a Sophomore at Duke University and Samuel, an 11th grader at the Plano Academy High School.


Alexander Eastman

(Texas, ’93)

Biographical information on Fra Eastman coming soon.



Douglas G. Montgomery

(Texas A&M, ’05)

Biographical information on Fra Montgomery coming soon.


Benji Bearman 

(Minnesota, ‘97)

Biographical information on Fra Bearman coming soon.

Young Alumnus Consul

Kenneth Schneider

(Chapman, ’10)

Biographical information on Fra Schneider coming soon.