Herb Kalman was born in Houston and is a third generation Beth Yeshurun member. He attended one of the first classes of the Beth Yeshurun Day School. He and his wife Jill were married at Beth Yeshurun. He had his Bar Mitzvah at Beth Yeshurun as did his two sons, Dustin and Dennis. Herb has served on the Board of Trustees since 2007 and was Chairman of the Budget Committee from 2007 through 2014. Herb graduated from the University of Houston with a BBA in Accounting. Most of his career has been in public accounting. He is currently a shareholder in the CPA firm, GBH CPAs, PC.