Archive: January 2021

Sari Setton

Posted on January 7, 2021

Sari Setton is a not-for-profit professional with twenty-two years of experience in a variety of roles at the Sephardic Community Center. In her most recent position as Director of Special Projects, she managed programs, fundraisers and staff. Sari is most proud of her children and grandchildren. She and her husband Sion live in Brooklyn.

Kira Sheinerman

Posted on December 24, 2020

Dr. Kira Sheinerman (Bronfman parent ’17) is the co-founder and CEO of DiamiR, a life sciences company developing blood-based diagnostic solutions for brain health diseases. She is also a Managing Director, Investment Banking at H.C. Wainwright & Co. where she works on financial and strategic transactions for growth biotech companies. Kira serves on the Board Continue Reading »

Miriam Udel

Posted on December 4, 2020

Darshanit Dr. Miriam Udel is associate professor of German Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University, where her teaching focuses on Yiddish language, literature, and culture. She holds an AB in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University, as well as a PhD in Comparative Literature from the same institution. She was ordained in Continue Reading »

Adina Allen

Posted on December 4, 2020

Rabbi Adina Allen is co-founder and Creative Director of Jewish Studio Project (JSP), a nationally recognized Jewish learning organization that brings together practices from the beit midrash (house of Jewish study) with a powerful approach from the field of art therapy. Integrating a lifetime of experience in the expressive arts with her rabbinic training, Adina Continue Reading »

Elizabeth Ochs

Posted on November 18, 2020

Elizabeth Ochs (Bronfman ’01) coordinates the Bronfman US Alumni mentoring programs. Elizabeth runs a consulting practice based in Providence, RI that focuses on educational program design, nonprofit leadership, and communications. She concentrated in Urban Studies at Brown University and received a Master’s in Education from Antioch University.

Adam Shapiro

Posted on November 13, 2020

Adam Shapiro (Bronfman ‘09) is a journalist who’s worked as a producer on The Brian Lehrer Show and America on the Line at WNYC, the University of Virginia’s American history podcast BackStory and Bell Media Radio in Canada. He is the moderator of the BronfTalks discussion series. If you’d like to suggest topics for future Continue Reading »

Ryder Kessler

Posted on July 2, 2020

Ryder Kessler (Bronfman ’03) has been living in Portland, Maine, where he is the Voter Protection Director for the Maine Democratic Party. Before working in politics, he founded and was the CEO of DipJar – a startup working to enable cashless generosity through facilitation of credit and debit card donations – and pursued (but did Continue Reading »

Alisa Mall

Posted on July 2, 2020

Alisa Mall (Bronfman ’94) is managing director, corporate strategy at Foresite Capital. Prior to this, she was the Carnegie Corporation’s director of investments, primarily responsible for the management of the Corporation’s real estate and natural resources portfolios, which represent ~15% of the philanthropic foundation’s $3.6 billion endowment.  She also works on absolute return and inflation-linked Continue Reading »

Noam Lockshin

Posted on July 2, 2020

Noam Lockshin (Bronfman ’01) is a partner at Kimmeridge, an investment firm in New York focused on the energy sector. He previously worked as Senior Research Associate at Sanford C. Bernstein on the #1-ranked E&P research team.  Noam is a native of Toronto and earned a BA in math from Canada’s York University. Before that, Continue Reading »

Jonathan Wachter

Posted on July 2, 2020

Jonathan Wachter (Bronfman ’96), Secretary of the Board, is a director in the chief investment office and global treasury of JPMorgan Chase. He helps manage liquidity strategy for the firm. Before joining JPMorgan, Jonathan was a consultant in the banking practice of McKinsey & Co. and a private equity analyst at the Blackstone Group. Jonathan Continue Reading »