JARC Staff

Leadership

 

Shaindle Braunstein

Chief Executive Officer

shaindlebraunstein@jarc.org     248-488-7520

Shaindle Braunstein has worked for nearly 20 years in leadership roles at local social service agencies.  Along with her leadership experience she has a strong background in programs, technology and finance.  Shaindle has an M.B.A. from Walsh College, is a trustee alumnus of the Jewish Women's Foundation and an American Express Leadership Academy Fellow. 


Rena Friedberg

Chief Philanthropy Officer

renafriedberg@jarc.org     248-488-7522

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.

Melissa Stewart

Chief Operating Officer

melissastewart@jarc.org     248-488-7537

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.


Administrative/Professional Staff

PROGRAM SERVICES DEPARTMENT - 248-538-6611

Program Coordinators – 248-538-6611 

Nicole Roszkowski Director of Quality Improvement and Compliance
Corporate Compliance Officer Direct: 248-488-7539 24-hour hotline 877-767-7781
nicoleroszkowski@jarc.org

Karen Russo
Department Coordinator
248-488-7545
karenrusso@jarc.org


BUSINESS DEPARTMENT   248-538-6611


PHILANTHROPY DEPARTMENT

Mary Jane Nowak
Director of Philanthropy and Marketing
248-488-7524
maryjanenowak@jarc.org

Carol Kaczander
Strategic Gifts Associate
248-488-7523
carolkaczander@jarc.org

Jessica Tierney Philanthropy Outreach Coordinator 248-488-7549 jessicatierney@jarc.org

Jenny Kabert Philanthropy Associate 248-488-7521 jennykabert@jarc.org

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