Barbra Giles

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Stacy Goldberg

Savoring Every Bite

Meet Stacy Goldberg,36, RN and nutrition expert. Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO at Savorfull. Committed curator and purveyor of healthy and allergy-free food.

Mark Hauser

In Celebration of Sacred Work

Meet Mark R. Hauser: Community Leader, Fundraiser, Financial Steward, Legal Counsel, Opening Doors, Closing Deals. Listed among the best lawyers in the country. Recipient of Federation’s 2012 Butzel Award.

Adam Blanck

Pitchman for Detroit

Meet Adam Blanck, 25, Former White House intern, grad in biz and law student at U of M, community organizer, all-star “pitchman” for Detroit

Molly Chernow

Detroiter by Choice

Meet Molly Chernow, 41, Floridian in love with Detroit, busy mom of three, woman on a mission to connect families and bring survivors’ stories to light.