Chief Philanthropy Officer
A member of JARC’s management team since 1983, Rena Friedberg oversees all fundraising, marketing, communications and volunteer activities of the agency as the Chief Development Officer. This includes individual, corporate and foundation giving, fundraising events and major fundraising campaigns. Rena serves on the Board of the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue. Rena holds a master's degree from Boston University.
Chief Operating Officer
Melissa Stewart has worked in the field of developmental disabilities for 20 years, and began working in group homes as a Direct Support Professional while in college. She has a BA in Psychology and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan. She has been with JARC for more than 10 years and is a Certified Gentle Teaching Mentor. She is also the architect of the "Creating a Gentle JARC Home" curriculum.
Chief Financial Officer
Michal Zweng joined JARC in April 2016 and oversees the financial operations of JARC. Michael has 25 years of professional experience including audit, tax, treasury management, IT infrastructure, mergers & acquisitions and management of staff. His experience was gained in public and private accounting. Michael earned his BA and MBA from Michigan State University in 1992. In addition to his work with JARC, Michael also serves as CFO of an unrelated business and is an adjunct professor of accounting at a local community college.
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Mary Jane Nowak
Director of Philanthropy and Marketing
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