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Jenna Leopold Shulman

Jenna Leopold Shulman Jenna Schulman

Jenna Leopold Shulman has been the Chief Executive Officer of JELF since 2014. A graduate of Emory University School of Law, as well as the University of Florida, Jenna is originally from Miami, but has been residing in Atlanta since 2001. Jenna has been a non-profit professional for over 15 years, and previously served as […]

Cathy Miller

Cathy Miller Cathy Miller

Cathy Herman Miller started with JELF in 2001 as a part-time financial coordinator until becoming full time in 2008, then served as Director of Finance and Operations from 2012-2015 and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Cathy, originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, received her B.S. in Consumer Economics from the University of Georgia, […]

Josh Schaier

Josh Schaier Josh Schaier

Josh Schaier is the Director of Development at JELF. Prior to working at JELF, Josh worked in University Development and Alumni Relations at New York University and with the fundraising team of the 92nd Street Y. Before beginning a career in nonprofit fundraising, Josh was a legal assistant at some of New York’s top law […]

Sandra Bass

Sandra Bass Sandra Bass

Sandra Bass joined JELF in April 2019 as the Loan Program Manager. She holds a Masters of Education from the University of Florida and is originally from Miami, Florida, but has called Atlanta home since 1998. Sandra has worked in the Atlanta Jewish community for over 20 years. In this time, she served various roles […]

David Cohen

David Cohen David Cohen

David Cohen joined JELF as the Director of Marketing in May of 2019 and has more than 18 years of advertising and marketing experience. After growing up in Atlanta, he attended Emory University and Miami Ad School’s Portfolio Center. After graduating, he worked at different advertising agencies on clients such as Delta, The Georgia Lottery, […]

Jenifer Lieberbaum

Jenifer Lieberbaum Jenifer Lieberbaum

Jenifer Lieberbaum has been JELF’s Administrative Assistant/Project Coordinator since 2013. Jenifer received her BA in Psychology from Emory University and MS in Industrial Psychology from Tulane University. She worked for several years in corporate Human Resources before becoming a stay-at-home mom to raise her two sons. Jenifer resumed working outside the home in 2011, receiving […]

Tamar England

Tamar England Tamar England

Tamar England joined JELF as the Director of Marketing in 2017 and now serves at Operations & IT Coordinator. A graduate of Georgia State University, Tamar was born and raised in Atlanta. Tamar assists with JELF’s computer systems, data collection and general operations. Prior to working at JELF, Tamar worked with several local businesses helping clients […]

Jody Vane

Jody Vane Jody Vane

Jody Vane joined JELF as an Executive Assistant in 2019. Although Jody has lived in Georgia for most of her adult life, she grew up in New Jersey and moved to Atlanta almost 30 years ago. Despite the traffic, she happily traded northern life for southern life very easily and enjoyed raising her family in […]

David Adelman

David Adelman David Adelman

Dave Adelman grew up in New Haven, Connecticut and graduated in 1966 from Bryant University in Providence, Rhode Island with a BS in Business Administration, and then spent 3 years in the US Army with a tour in Korea. He moved to Atlanta in February, 1970 and then began working for a women’s sportswear manufacturer. […]

Sheila Adelman

Sheila Adelman Sheila Adelman

Sheila Adelman was born in Atlanta and graduated from the University of Georgia with a BS in Education in 1972. She taught high school for several years, followed by a 10 year career with IBM. In 1974, she met David Adelman and they were married in 1975 and are the parents of Denise Adelman. They […]

Justin Barry

Justin Barry

Justin Barry is a current Board Member at JELF. He has been actively involved in the organization for several years, most recently serving on the Loan Review committee. Justin was born and raised in Atlanta and is a longtime member of Temple Sinai. Justin is a partner in the real estate finance and development practice […]

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