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Staff

You can reach our offices by calling our central phone number: 414-390-5700. To contact us by mail, send to 1360 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

To contact a Milwaukee Jewish Federation or Jewish Museum Milwaukee staff member directly by phone, dial 414-390- followed by the four digits listed after each name below. To contact staff from the Coalition for Jewish Learning or the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center directly by phone, dial 414-963- followed by the four digit listed after each name below. To contact any staff member by email, click on the individual’s name.

View an alphabetical staff directory.

Many of our employees work part time. This status is indicated by an asterisk (*) after the employee’s name.

Hannah Rosenthal, CEO/President (5707) Bio
Cynthia Jansen, Executive Assistant (5701)

Business Services

Tom Lindow, Chief Financial Officer/ Chief Operations Officer (5721) Bio
John Bennett, IT Manager (5710)
Michelle Brookshire, Staff Accountant (5728)
Pat Cornett, Accounting Director (5711) Bio
Ari Friedman, Director of Community Properties (5740) Bio
Becky Kunkler, Human Resources Manager/ Accountant (5738)
Cheryl Vaughn-Modjeska*, Accounting Assistant (5729)
Marcy Schneider, Helfaer Building Receptionist (5745)
Jessica Wittig*, Accounting Assistant (5716)

Communications & Strategy

Stephanie Wagner, VP Communications & Strategy (5744) Bio
Tela Bissett, Executive Assistant (5720)

Planning and Allocations
Noach Jubelirer, Development Officer & Agency Liaison (5718) Bio

Marketing Department
Barb Budish, Senior Graphic Designer (5703)
Jeff Jones, Marketing & Communications Manager (5783) Bio
Melissa Taylor, Digital Media Specialist (5739)

Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
Leon Cohen, Editor (5770) Bio
Jane Dillon, Sales Representative (5765)
Jennifer Rueth*, Graphic Designer (5768)
Tela Bissett, Subscription/Circulation Coordinator (5720)

Development

Amy Kahn, VP Development (5743) Bio
Lauren Berger, Young Leadership Director (5702)
Amy Blumenthal*, Director of Women’s Philanthropy (5713)
Erin Fahl, Events Coordinator (5741)
John Grochowski, Development Data Administrator (5753)
Bridget Hirthe, Development Assistant (5734)
Noach Jubelirer, Development Officer & Agency Liaison (5718) Bio
Shelly M. Sampon, Campaign Manager (5723)

Jewish Community Foundation
Caren Goldberg, Executive Director (5737) Bio
Jane Chernof, Create a Jewish Legacy Coordinator (5725)
Jen Vettrus, Senior Endowment Associate (5722)
Sowa Unora, Executive Assistant (5712)

Outreach

Rabbi Hannah Greenstein, VP Outreach & Israel Center (5764) Bio
Jake Velleman, Outreach Coordinator (5727)

Israel Center
Elsie Crawford*, P2G Coordinator  (5762) Bio
Zabrina Tamarkin, Administrative Coordinator (5724)
Amit Yaniv-Zehavi, Community Shlichah (5705) Bio
Kate Zimmermann*, Campus Fellow for Israel (5777)

Jewish Community Relations Council
Elana Kahn-Oren, Director (5736) Bio
Zabrina Tamarkin, Administrative Coordinator (5724)

Coalition for Jewish Learning
Steve Baruch*, Director (963-2718) Bio
Brittany Hager*, Administrative Assistant (963-2710)
Amanda Stein*, Day School Grants Coordinator (963-2715)
Karen Torem*, Professional Development Coordinator (963-2717)

Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center
Dr. Shay Pilnik, Executive Director (963-2719) Bio
Joan Champion*, Coordinator (963-2714)
Mary Murphy*, Educator (963-2725)

Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Kathie Bernstein, Executive Director (5731) Bio
Jane Avner*, Research Associate (5709)
Molly Dubin, Curator (5756)
Ellie Gettinger, Education Director (5742)
Jay Hyland, Archives Director (5759)
Hannah Lartz*, Administrative Assistant (5757)

 

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