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Meet the people behind Leading Edge.

Leading Edge Team
Board Members
  • Rabbi Marc Baker

    President & CEOCombined Jewish Philanthropies
  • Robert Bank

    President & CEOAmerican Jewish World Service
  • Gali Cooks

    President & CEO (on parental leave)Leading Edge
  • Lisa Eisen

    Co-PresidentCharles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies
  • Barry Finestone

    (non-voting)President & CEO, Jim Joseph Foundation
  • Joe Kanfer

    Founding DirectorLippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah
  • Randall Kaplan

    CEOCapsule Group LLC
  • Ilana Kaufman

    Executive DirectorJews of Color Initiative
  • Scott Kaufman

    (Chair)Co-Managing Partner, JLIFE
  • Mimi Kravetz

    Chief People OfficerTwin Health
  • Darin McKeever

    President & CEOWilliam Davidson Foundation
  • Daryl Messinger

    PresidentMessinger Associates, Inc.
  • Wendy Platt Newberger

    Director of Jewish and Israel GivingCrown Family Philanthropies
  • Kimberly Miller Rubenfeld

    Vice PresidentCircle of Service Foundation
  • Yolanda Savage-Narva

    Director of Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI)Union for Reform Judaism
  • Gabrielle Sirner-Cohen

    SVP, People and PlacesFullStory
Past Members
  • B. Elka Abrahamson

    PresidentThe Wexner Foundation
  • Sandy Cardin

    CEOOur Common Destiny
  • Phyllis Cook

    Managing DirectorHelen Diller Family Foundation
  • David Edell

    PresidentDRG Search
  • Marty Linsky

    FacultyHarvard Kennedy School
  • Rachel Garbow Monroe

    President & CEOThe Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • Steven A. Rakitt

    PresidentThe Genesis Prize Foundation
  • Rafi Rone

    Program DirectorThe Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
  • Cynthia Shapira

    PresidentDavid S. and Karen A. Shapira Foundation
  • David Shapira

    ChairmanDavid S. and Karen A. Shapira Foundation
  • Julie Sandorf

    PresidentCharles H. Revson Foundation
  • Jerry Silverman

    Former President & CEOThe Jewish Federations of North America
  • Jacob Solomon

    President & CEOGreater Miami Jewish Federation
  • Jeff Solomon

    Senior AdvisorChasbro Investments
  • Andrés Spokoiny

    President & CEOJewish Funders Network
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