Meet Our People
Jewish Community of Atlanta

Senior Management

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Eric Robbins

President/CEO

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Renée Kutner

Chief Operating Officer

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Rich Walter

Chief of Programs and Grantmaking

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Jori Mendel

Chief Foundation Officer

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Mark Goldman

Senior VP of Marketing

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Marsha Hurwitz

VP of Major Gifts

Executive Office

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Debbra Stephens

Executive Assistant

Philanthropy

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Deborah Schafer

Senior Campaign Director

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Kenny Silverboard

Director of Business & Professionals

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Joel Ashner

Major Gifts Officer

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Arielle Orlansky

Director of Women's Philanthropy

Becca Langfelder

Donor Officer - Women's Philanthropy

Cindy Goldberg

Cindy Goldberg

Major Gifts Officer

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Winsome Hylton

Senior Administrative Associate

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Darryl Maslia

Donor Officer - Business & Professionals

Atlanta Jewish Foundation

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Jori Mendel

Chief Foundation Officer

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Ghila Sanders

Senior Philanthropic Officer

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Kathy Evans

Director of Foundation Operations

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Rachel Rosner

LIFE & LEGACY® Coordinator

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Ikepo Talabi

Assistant Controller

Pavlina T. Smith

Pavlina T. Smith

Foundation Accountant

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Kaylin Berinhout

Foundations Operations Manager

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Cindy Weik

Donor Services Senior Associate

Madelaine Tesori

Madelaine Tesori

Donor Services Associate

Community Planning and Impact

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Sam Kurgan

VP of Innovation

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Rabbi Elana Perry

Director of Jewish Education Collaborative

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Jenn Handel

Director of Israel Engagement

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Heather Blake

Domestic Allocations Manager

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Melissa Scholten-Gutierrez

Director of Family Education and Engagement

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Nathan Brodsky

Director of JumpSpark

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Susie Mackler

Peoplehood Manager

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Carla Birnbaum

Relational Engagement Manager

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Amy Murphy

Jewish Abilities Atlanta Manager

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Annie Garrett

Director of Planning - Community Impact

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Amy Fox

Navigating Parenthood Coordinator

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Amanda Budd

Birthright Israel & Teen Engagement Coordinator

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Leah Stinson

Family Education and Engagement Associate

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Jessie Schwartzman

JumpSpark Manager

Engagement/Leadership Development

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Michelle Day

Director of Leadership Development

Marketing

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Ben Bornstein

Digital Marketing Manager

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Juli Itzkovitz

Graphic Designer

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Sydney Stroud

Database Marketing Associate

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Galen Crawley

Copywriter

Heather Reitz

Heather Reitz

Social Media Associate

The Community-Wide Security Program

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Neil Rabinovitz

Community Security Director

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Bryan Underwood

Deputy Security Director

Finance, Administration, and Data Management

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Angela Posner

Assistant Controller

Shantale Jones

Shantale Jones

Senior Accountant

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Biola Bakare

Senior Accountant

Tonya Stevens

Tonya Stevens

Staff Accountant

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Jessica Johnson

Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst

Boryana Atanasova

Boryana Atanasova

Accounts Receivable Associate

Matthew Fendley

Matthew Fendley

Donor Services Associate

Facilities/IT

Operations Manager, Kattya Vernet-Jones

IT Consultant, Voytech Szyrejko

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Santos Madrid

Maintenance Associate

Board of Trustees

Chair: Matt Bronfman
Vice Chair: Beth Arogeti
President/CEO: Eric M. Robbins
Secretary: Lauren Grien
Treasurer: Lisa Haynor
Chair of Governance: Lynn Redd
Chair of Strategic Planning: Lewis Shubin
Past Board Co-Chairs: Lori Kagan Schwarz | Lisa Galanti Rabinowitz
Council of Lifetime Trustee Representative: Mark Silberman
Atlanta Jewish Foundation Chair: Steven Cadranel
Campaign Chair: Joel Arogeti
Community Planning & Impact Chair: Dara Grant
NextGen Chair: Jonathan Habif
Women’s Philanthropy President: Tamar Stern

At-Large Members:

Jeremy Berry
Ted Blum
Staci Brill
Leah Davis
Abby Flaum
Isaac Frank
Seth Greenberg
Jonathan Karron
Adam Kazinec
Eli Kerzner
Michael Kogon
Jennifer Korach
Craig Kornblum
Debbie Kuniansky
Beth Paradies
Mark Rothberg
David Siegel
Michelle Simon
Robin Sysler
Rebekah Wasserman
Ken Winkler

Council of Lifetime Trustees

Eliot Arnovitz
Robert Arogeti
Jack Balser
Gerald Benjamin
Arthur Blank
Lois Blonder
Perry S. Brickman
Carol Cooper
Jay Davis
Howard Feinsand

Larry Frank
Lois Frank
Lisa Galanti Rabinowitz
Elaine Gruenhut
Jack Halpern
Fred Katz
Lori Kagan Schwarz
Marty Kogon
David Kuniansky

Mark Lichtenstein
Bernard Marcus
Joel Marks
David Minkin
Arnold Rubenstein
Arthur Schwartz
Cathy Selig
Linda Selig
Steve Selig
Marilyn Shubin
Mark Silberman