Kendel Bornstein is a Financial Representative working out of the Melville office of Forest Hills Financial Group (FHFG). A detail-oriented, self-motivated professional, Kendel brings to FHFG over fifteen years of experience in recruiting, sales and executive management. What inspired Kendel early in her career still inspires her today, which is educating and building real relationships with her clients based on trust and integrity.
Kendel attended Touro College, NY and studied Psychology. She began her professional career in the recruitment division of Hudson/Monster and spent the next nineteen years in full cycle recruitment for several firms, rising high in her field until a serious health issue put her professional life on hold. After raising her four children, Kendel was ready to re-enter the corporate world and joined NY Life. She received extensive training and knowledge and realized financial services was a good fit for her. Kendel knows that a key element to offering strategies that help meet her clients’ needs is listening to their concerns and providing distinctive personalized service to every client. Now partnered with FHFG, she aligns their needs with the firm’s diverse products and services to help them achieve their financial goals.
Kendel's strong sense of industry and community keeps her actively involved. She volunteers in communal services with Young Israel of West Hempstead, is Past President of an Amit which raises funds for an education network in Israel for children from diverse backgrounds and is involved with 2 different PTA's. Kendel enjoys swimming, cooking, reading at the beach and actively cheering watching games with her "hockey family" for her son's ice hockey travel team.
Kendel was born in Memphis, Tennessee and now resides in West Hempstead with her husband Mark and their four children Razel, Arley, Ziggy and Ellis.
Financial Representative of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. Forest Hills Financial Group is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Guardian. 2019-72466 Exp. 1/21