Profiles

Barbra Giles
March 1, 2013

Change Agent

Meet Barbra Giles, 44, Master of Social Work and Community Work. Associate Director and “Grandfriend” of Jewish Senior Life. Leader in Elder Care, Visionary Exec. All-Round Loving Mom.

Elaine and Eugene Driker
February 1, 2013

Two True to Detroit

Meet Elaine and Eugene Driker, married 53 years, devoted Detroiters. City boosters. Social activists, prolific fundraisers. Distinguisher alumni and leading supporters of Wayne State University.

Yisrael and Devorah Pinson
January 1, 2013

Emissary Family

Meet Rabbi Yisrael Pinson and Devorah. Husband and wife, soul mates, parents of five. Web-savvy students of Torah; gentle teachers, mentors, spiritual leaders. Emissaries of Chabad, building community in midtown Detroit.

Jeff Aronoff
January 1, 2013

The Buzz Inside D:hive

Meet Jeff Aronoff, Age 36, Mover, Shaker, Big City Booster and Startup Biz Advisor: First Executive Director of D:HIVE, A HUB of Activity Building Community in Detroit.

Lisa Lis
December 1, 2012

Every Friday a Challah Day

Meet Lisa Mark Lis, social activist, philanthropist, community builder, president of Federation’s Women’s Department, networker ready to meet, greet, tweet and wish the world a Shabbat Shalom.

Marty Maddin
November 1, 2012

Coach on Top of His Game

Meet Marty Maddin, 35, entrepreneur, executive coach at peak performance, president of Federation’s NEXTGen, avid volunteer, emerging leader of a new Detroit, all-star dad and still a Tigers fan.

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