Marisa began her career in Jewish non-profit work as a volunteer for Friends of the Israel Defense forces while attending CUNY Queens College. She continued to work for FIDF for eight years within their Operations and Special Events department. It was here that she developed a strong passion for the sector. Marisa continued her career as an Administrator for a synagogue and an Executive Assistant for Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, working with JCCs and Jewish day camps throughout the NY Tri-state area.
As the Senior Operations Associate of Leading Edge, Marisa uses her knowledge and experience within the Jewish nonprofit sector to support internal operations as well as provide administrative support to her team. Marisa has a BA in Psychology and Art History from CUNY Queens College and also graduated from The Institute of Culinary Education with a degree in Pastry Arts. She received her SHRM – CP Certification in early 2019.