Masters degree in Social Group Work-University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Arts Degree-Washington and Jefferson College
3 month Sabbatical in Israel as part of an executive leadership program.
Senior Philanthropic Advisor, American Associates, Ben-Gurion University (AABGU)
Principal Chazan-Leipzig Consulting with clients that include:
Foundation for Jewish Camp, HAFTA, Flatbush Yeshiva, Maccabi USA,Princeton Hillel, JCC of Metrowest New Jersey, Bar Ilan University.
1999 - 2008
Director of Emma Kaufmann Camp of the Pittsburgh JCC
Oversaw all aspects of this 200+ acre, 300 campers and 100 staff resident camp facility.
Team Leader at Pressley-Ridge School
Group worker and team leader focused on emotionally disturbed adolescents.
Campaign Director, United Jewish Federation of Buffalo.
Responsible for an annual campaign of over $3 Million. Supervision of campaign staff and work closely with lay leadership.
Associate Executive Director and Executive Director (1984-1999) of The Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center.
Oversaw all aspects of the operation including supervision of key staff, the Board of Directors, development and oversight of budget of over a $3 Million and oversight of physical plants on multiple sites: The JCC encompassed a day and an overnight camp and a main facility of 120,000 square feet. Oversight and implementation of a $9 Million capital expansion.