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.

Contacting staff by email: Request via info@MilwaukeeJewish.org.

View an alphabetical staff directory.

Miryam Rosenzweig, President & CEO (5707) Bio
Emily Barker, Executive Assistant (5719)

Business Services

Shimon Levy, Chief Operations Officer (5716) Bio
Tom Oechler, Chief Financial Officer (5721) Bio
Brian Edwardson, Helfaer Building Receptionist (5745)
Ari Friedman, Director of Security and Community Properties (5740) Bio
Olga Pashkova, Accounting Associate (5728)
Patti Porth, Controller (5709)
Diana Rivera, Accountant (5738)
Cindy Schaefer, Senior Accountant (5727)
Lori Van Dalen, Human Resources Manager (5710)

Marketing & Community Planning

Stephanie Wagner, Chief Impact Officer (5744) Bio

Community Planning
Tziporah Altman-Shafer, Jewish Education Community Planner (963-2718)
Darla Flemming, Community Planner

Marketing Department
Jeff Jones, Director of Marketing & Communications  (5783)
Corey Sampson, Marketing Manager
Cait Schmidt, Event Planner (5741)
Melissa Taylor, Digital Media Specialist (5739)

Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
Rob Golub, Editor (5770)
Jane Dillon, Sales Associate (5765)
Amy Butterfield, Graphic Designer (5768)

Development

Campaign Department
Julie Schack, Vice President of Philanthropy (5760) Bio
Diane Zall, Director of Women’s Philanthropy (5713) Bio
Robin Arenzon, Associate Director of Women’s Philanthropy (5753)
Sarah Hendrix, Associate Director of Affinity Programs

Michaela Cohen, Development Associate (5733)
Shelly M. Sampon, Director of Campaign Operations (5723) Bio
Melanie Stagg, Administrative Assistant (5735)
Jeff Tiell, Director of NextGen (5772) Bio

Jewish Community Foundation
Mitch Moser, Executive Director (5718) Bio
Sowa Unora, Executive Assistant (5712)
Jen Vettrus, Senior Endowment Associate (5722)

Outreach

Rabbi Hannah Wallick, VP of Outreach, Israel and Overseas (5764) Bio 
Jen Saber, Teen Philanthropy Coordinator (5702)

Israel Center
Shaked Ram, Israel Campus Fellow (5716)
Susie Rosengarten, P2G Coordinator (5762)
Allison Hayden,  Israel and Jewish Community Relations Council Program Associate (5724)
Uria Roth, Community Shaliach (5705)

Jewish Community Relations Council
Kai Yael Gardner Mishlove, Director, Jewish Community Relations Council (5736)
Andrea Bernstein, Associate Director, Jewish Community Relations Council (5775)
Allison Hayden,  Israel and Jewish Community Relations Council Program Associate (5781)

Coalition for Jewish Learning
Tziporah Altman-Shafer, Jewish Education Community Planner (963-2718)
Judy O’Hara, HERC and Education Administrative Coordinator (963-2710)

Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Patti Sherman-Cisler, Executive Director (5731)
Molly Dubin, Curator (5756)
Ellie Gettinger, Education Director (5742)
Jay Hyland, Archives Director (5759)
Cassie Sacotte, Special Events and Program Coordinator (5757)

Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center
Samantha Abramson, Executive Director
Kari Altman, Coordinator of Outreach & Public Relations (963-2716)
Sam Goldberg, Director of Education (2724)
Judy O’Hara, HERC and Education Administrative Coordinator (963-2710)
Sara Sillars, Educator (963-2712)

Facilities Maintenance

Don Vertcnik, Maintenance Supervisor
David Atias, Maintenance Technician
Mike Olsen, Maintenance Technician
Tommy Rice, Maintenance Technician

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