NEXTGen Detroit

Ilana and Zachary Liss
June 1, 2019

“We’re a Team”

They finish each other’s sentences. They describe their life as Perfect. Chaos. Typical. Jewish. Blessed. Two busy professionals, never too busy for their leading roles as parents and Jewish community volunteers. This is Ilana Liss, Managing Director at Schechter Wealth . . . and Zachary Liss, MD, Pediatric Urologist, Michigan Institute of Urology . . . a NEXTGen Detroit couple, committed to building community and leading by example.

May 2, 2019

Always On

As long as he can remember, Scott Wasserman has been a techie. “I have always been into computers, gadgets, gizmos—anything with an on button.” At 17, Scott turned pro as the videographer for Tamarack Camps, and there he fell in love with the magic of storytelling. Honing his skills in Media Arts and Technology at MSU, Scott launched his own company while still in college. Today he runs Flow Video (formerly Visioned Media), a video marketing and production company he co-founded three years ago with his fraternity brother, Alex Scharg. With a growth spurt into the New York area and a recent project in Geneva, Switzerland, Scott’s company has gone global. On the move and “always on,” yet firmly rooted in Jewish Detroit, Scott indeed is an emerging young leader to watch, friend and follow.

Josh Gershonowicz
March 1, 2019

Captain Vision

From a one-man shop to a full-service marketing agency scaling heights for clients and building fast companies . . . this is Josh Gershonowicz, Founder and CEO of Rebuild Group, headquartered in New Center, Detroit. A graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Detroit program, a blog contributor on the Huffington Post, Josh now leads a diversely creative team with unparalleled insight into the digital age of marketing and communications. A rising NEXTGen star with a head for business and the heart of a philanthropist, Josh is indeed one to watch, “friend and follow."

February 1, 2019

Celebrating Eight EPIC Years

Thanks to Young Jewish Philanthropy at NEXTGen Detroit’s Annual Fundraiser

Miryam Rosenzweig
February 1, 2019

Imported from Detroit

Preparing for Her Next Role, Miryam Rosenzweig Reflects on Her Hometown Detroit

Sarah Allyn
January 1, 2019

The Power of Community Service

For a self-described “homebody at heart” originally from Huntington Woods, Sarah Allyn certainly knows her way around the neighborhoods in the city. Thrilled to partner with organizations like NEXTGen Detroit, The Well, Detroit Jews for Justice, Hillel of Metro Detroit, the Downtown Synagogue, Yad Ezra, Gleaners, Hazon, Project Healthy Community and Brilliant Detroit, Sarah is making her mark as a charismatic leader, an energetic organizer, a community builder, an innovative educator, a teen mentor and volunteer recruiter – all facets of her role as Executive Director of Repair the World Detroit.   

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