Rebecca Grossman Biography – Rebecca Grossman Wiki
Rebecca Grossman (Rebecca Gray Grossman) is the co-founder and chairwoman of The Grossman Burn Foundation (GBF). She was named chair of the foundation in 2006. She is the former publisher of Westlake Magazine.
She has worked as a researcher, journalist, and marketing executive. She owned and operated a medical marketing business, Medi-Marketing and Associates, and later founded Advanced Laser Specialist, Inc. In 1997 the company merged with Physiologic Reps, Inc. in Glendale, California where she was appointed Director of Marketing and focused on marketing strategies and corporate profile development.
As a journalist, she was a guest host with news anchor Ellen Leyva on a weekly morning news segment entitled, “Stop The Clock” for ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. The segment focused on breakthroughs in the field of anti-aging medicine.
In 2002, Rebecca and Peter became the legal guardians for a young girl named Zubaida Hasan who was a burn patient from Afghanistan. Zubaida became like a daughter to the Grossman’s and her story was featured on several television shows including The Oprah Show, ABC Primetime, and Good Morning America, in turn, a book was published about the young girl and her journey to recovery with the Grossman family entitled “Tiny Dancer” published by St. Martins Press. Dr. Peter Grossman performed over thirteen reconstructive surgeries while Zubaida lived with them. After learning of the trials and tribulations of loving a young burn survivor, the Grossman’s formed The Grossman Burn Foundation.
Rebecca is the Publisher and Editor In Chief of Westlake Magazine (founded in 1992), West Luxury Magazine and Paragon Healthy Lifestyles Magazine, premier west coast luxury publications. She is the CEO of Powerhouse Lux Media, Inc. and DITL (Day In The Life) Apps, a cutting-edge mobile application development company.
Grossman Burn Foundation
The Grossman Burn Foundation (GBF) is a nonprofit organization and signature projects include helping to open the first highly specialized reconstructive surgery and burn center in Kabul, Afghanistan, publishing a Humanitarian Assistance manual for worldwide distribution, developing a Triage Training Program for physicians in developing countries and Project Faith, an ongoing program to support the needs of burn survivors as well as their Stop Violence Against Women globally campaign.
The Grossman Burn Foundation’s mission is to promote effective, sustainable partnership solutions for the comprehensive treatment, care, and support of burn survivors and their families in the United States and around the world. GBF’s focus is on building in-country and local-level capacity through its global partnerships. Established in 2007, the GBF was created as the philanthropic arm of the Grossman Burn Centers, a pioneer in international burn treatment facilities. Founded by Dr. Peter H. Grossman (Director of the Grossman Burn Centers, Inc.), and his wife Rebecca Grossman, the GBF is headquartered in Los Angeles County and works to provide burn prevention education and self-sustainable burn treatment communities in the United States and around the world.
Rebecca Grossman Car Accident – Rebecca Grossman Westlake Village
Rebecca Grossman was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed two young brothers. The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at approximately 7:10 p.m., at the intersection of Triunfo Canyon Road / Saddle Mountain Drive, City of Westlake Village, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The two young brothers, 11-year-old Mark Iskander and 8-year-old Jacob Iskander, were crossing the street in a marked crosswalk with their parents and siblings on Triunfo Canyon Road in Westlake Village the evening of Sept. 29 when Grossman allegedly struck them.
She continued driving but stopped about a quarter of a mile away when her engine cut off, according to the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office. “We believe speed is a factor. Alcohol is a factor,” L.A. County sheriff’s Capt. Salvador Becerra said after the incident.
A family friend said the mother had managed to get her two youngest children, including her daughter who was in a stroller, out of the way, but couldn’t get to the older boys in time. Mark died at the scene, while his younger brother Jacob was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Grossman was arrested the night of the crash but was released on Oct. 1 after posting bond, county inmate records show. Her bail had been set at $2 million, the Sheriff’s Department said.
According to investigators, Grossman was under the influence, speeding, and took off after the crash. Her white Mercedes, which had front-end damage, was towed away about a quarter-mile from the crash scene.
West Hills Hospital released the following statement on behalf of the Grossman Burn Center: “Like our entire community, the Grossman Burn Center family at West Hills Hospital is terribly saddened by this tragedy. Our sympathies are with all who have been affected.”
Rebecca Grossman Charged
Socialite Rebecca Grossman was on December 30, 2020, charged with murder in a Westlake Village hit-and-run crash that killed two young brothers in September 2020. She faces two counts of murder, as well as two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, and one count of hit-and-run driving resulting in death. She pleaded not guilty on Wednesday [December 30, 2020], and her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Feb. 16. Her bail was set at $2 million. She could face 34 years to life in state prison if convicted as charged, the DA’s Office said.
Rebecca Grossman Age
Rebecca Grossman is 57 years old as of 2020.
Rebecca Grossman Husband
Rebecca Grossman is married to her husband Dr. Peter Grossman, a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. They are both involved with a number of charitable organizations. In 2003, they received the Baha’i Human Rights Award and in 2007 The American Heart Association honored Rebecca as their Woman Of The Year at the annual Go Red For Women event. In 2009, The Bayat Foundation honored Rebecca and Peter with the Humanitarian and Leadership Engagement Award in Washington D.C. and In August 2010, Rebecca was honored for her humanitarian work at the first annual fearless woman day luncheon benefitting the Anne Douglas Center for Women at the Los Angeles Mission. in 2015 The Concern Foundation chose Rebecca and Peter for their annual Humanitarian and Community Leaders Award and in 2017 the Haven Hills Foundation honored the couple for their commitment to the prevention of domestic violence. Both are active members of the U.S. Afghan Women’s Council working closely with Vice Chair Laura Bush.
Rebecca Grossman Children
Rebecca Grossman and Peter Grossman have two children.
Rebecca Grossman Family
Rebecca Grossman is the wife of Dr. Peter Grossman, who is the director of the Grossman Burn Center in West Hills and son of the center’s late founder, A. Richard Grossman. They have two children.
Rebecca Grossman Net Worth
Rebecca Grossman’s net worth is unclear.