Chief Executive Officer
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.
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.
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Program Coordinators – 248-538-6611
- Shirlyn Davis - 248-488-7542 email@example.com
- Etta McDuffey - 248-488-7514 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sonia McKeown - 248-488-7528 email@example.com
- Monee Whitney - 248-488-7532 firstname.lastname@example.org
BUSINESS DEPARTMENT 248-538-6611
Mary Jane Nowak
Director of Philanthropy and Marketing
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