Meet Our Team

Embracing compassion and community at Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona


Hava Leipzig Holzhauer
President and CEO
Laura McKee
Executive Assistant to the CEO

Accounting, Administrative Services & Facilities

Kimberly Driskell
Chief Financial Officer
McKenzie Edmiston
Accounting Associate
Michael Gerber
Senior Accountant
Laura Nachtrab
Administrative Services Manager
Anel Pro
Cash Coordinator
Isa Seeley
Administrative Assistant
Kitty Wu
HR & Payroll Coordinator


Emily Richman
Chief Development Officer
Ian Arthur
Campaign Manager
Seth Heller
Database Administrator
Ital Ironstone
Women's Philanthropy Manager
Maleny Martinez
Development Assistant
Nate Weisband
Young Leadership Manager

Jewish Community Foundation

Jane Espinoza
VP of Fund Services
Brenda Landau
Director of Legacy Development
Andrew Gale
Legacy Officer

Community Impact

Amy Glass
VP of Strategy & Community Impact
Robyn Schwager
Community Impact Manager
Arielle Shemesh
Community Impact Project Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Jennifer Lightman
VP of Marketing & Communications
Chris Firmage
Marketing & Communications Manager

Jewish Community Security

Chelsea Gutierrez
Security Director
Paul Patterson
Security Director

Weintraub Israel Center

Yuval Malka
Senior Community Shalicha

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