Meet Shimon Gal Levy, 30, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Naval Captain and Harvard grad with a Master’s in Public Policy. Self-starter, team builder, entrepreneur and connoisseur of Detroit Happy Hours. Currently on tour of duty in service to the community as Federation’s Senior Strategic Advisor and a Principal “ingredient” of Detroit’s venture group, Secret Sauce Capital.
Meet Yuliya Gaydayenko, 45, Senior Director of Older Adult Services at Jewish Family Service; Master of Linguistics and Social Work; previously an English tutor, Refugee Resettlement Coordinator, Day Camp Director and Executive Director at the Jewish Community Services in Flint; recipient of the 2015 Mandell L. & Madeleine H. Berman Award for extraordinary professional service to the Jewish community.
Meet Stefanie Tuzman, NEXTGen Detroit’s new Director, native Detroiter back from Las Vegas, seasoned Federation pro, BBYO alum, Coney Island die-hard, thrilled to be home and ready to be a part of Detroit’s future.
Meet Nancy Grosfeld, past President of Federation, current Chair of the Centennial Fund to secure Jewish Detroit’s future; recipient of Federation’s foremost honor, the 2015 Fred M. Butzel Award in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the health, education and well-being of the community through volunteer leadership and philanthropy.
Meet Renee Erlich, Co-Founder Star Trax and pulse220; Exec Coach, President, Founder, Prosperi Leadership Coaching; Board Member, Jewish Federation. Most inspired roles: Mom of three, wife and partner in life to Craig.