Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders is a group of next generation leaders who support JVS SoCal’s mission through volunteering, fundraising and events.

For more information on the Emerging Leaders group and how you can get involved, please contact Lindsay Thomas, Associate Director of Philanthropy, 

Membership With a Purpose

Passionate about improving your community by helping individuals find sustainable employment?

Join our philanthropic membership group of next generation leaders dedicated to supporting JVS SoCal, a regional leader in workforce development.

With your annual $150 tax-deductible basic membership dues, you will receive access to:

Emerging Leaders Membership Benefits

  • Exclusive professional networking events
  • Leadership development opportunities
  • Volunteer opportunities

2019 Emerging Leaders  Members

Adam Abramowitz,

Vice Chair

Jaclyn Ambar

Ross Erlich,

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Gil Hurwitz

Jacqui Jacobs,

Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Remmie Maden,


Neda Nikayin

Xander Oltmann

Kevin Parker,

Membership Committee Co-Chair

Matthew Paul

Stephanie Smith,


Aaron Suzar,

Project Committee Co-Chair

Antoinette Tabibi

Brandon Tarnow

Danielle Umansky,

Fundraising Committee Co-Chair

Jerry Walker,

Project Committee Co-Chair


To find out how you can make a difference, become a part of this dynamic group and enjoy the benefits of membership, please contact:

Lindsay Thomas
Associate Director of Philanthropy, Donor Groups
Office: (323) 761-8888  x8891
Direct Line: (323) 306-4127

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