Location: Kansas City

January 2019

Gavi Geller

Gavriela Geller, a native of the city, is Director of AJC/JCRB Kansas City. She previously worked for AJC’s Belfer Institute for Latino and Latin American Affairs (BILLA), managing a grant from the Ford Foundation. In that capacity, she implemented programs across the … Continue reading

25th Jan, 2019

July 2018

Elisa Waldman

Elisa brings her past experiences as an attorney, retail store owner and small business consultant to her current position as the Regional Director of the Kansas Small Business Development Center at Johnson County Community College. Prior to joining the Kansas … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Yosef Silver

Yosef Silver is a Kansas City based online marketing strategist, consultant and speaker. He takes a truly holistic, cross-channel approach to online campaigns. Yosef is familiar with working as part of in-house and agency teams and has developed a die-hard commitment to supporting growing businesses who are trying to drive … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Laura Gilman

Laura holds a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College, a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in Jewish Communal Service from Towson University. She has worked in the field of aging for … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Alan Edelman

Alan Edelman is a native of Kansas City. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and Education from the University of Kansas, spending his junior year at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Alan attended the Jewish Theological Seminary, New … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Jenna Brofsky

Jenna advises and represents clients in employment-related matters including allegations of discrimination. Jenna offers experience with complex litigation, particularly with fact-gathering, discovery, witness and expert witness preparation, and motions practice. While practicing in Washington, D.C., she gained experience working with … Continue reading

10th Jul, 2018

Patti Adler

Patti Adler is a real estate sales executive. Her career in real estate has provided her with numerous opportunities to meet new people and develop strong clients.

10th Jul, 2018

February 2018

Kim Kushner

Kim Kushner currently serves as the Events and New Student Programs Coordinator at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Originally from Buffalo, NY, Kim earned her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University in English, and her Master of Science … Continue reading

5th Feb, 2018

September 2017

Amy Ravis Furey

Amy Ravis Furey (Avodah alum, New York 1999 – 2000) Currently serves as the Fellowship Director for Avodah in Kansas City, empowering change-makers with systemic analysis, leadership skills, burnout inoculation, Jewish depth and a robust communal network. Amy earned a … Continue reading

12th Sep, 2017