Staff Contact Information

Executive Staff

Michael Feinstein

Chief Executive Officer

301-348-3701

Michael Feinstein has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington since January 2009. Prior to becoming the CEO, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Center for three years. Michael works with the Center’s board to develop strategic direction and leads the organization’s professional staff. He has over 25 years of experience as both a consultant to and leader of entrepreneurial businesses and nonprofit organizations. As an executive coach he has helped leaders manage change and create a new, more successful future for themselves and their organizations. He has owned and managed businesses in the manufacturing, service, and high-tech industries, and served in a variety of lay leadership roles in community and nonprofit organizations before becoming a Jewish communal professional. Michael has a certificate in leadership coaching from Georgetown University. He received his B.A. in public policy from Duke University and his M.B.A. in public/nonprofit management and finance from Columbia University.
Bill Grubb

Chief Financial Officer

301-348-3733

William ‘Bill’ Grubb, Jr, CPA, CAE brings extensive experience in the non-profit arena to Bender JCC of Greater Washington. He has served as the finance lead at Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute, International Franchise Association, Montgomery County Association of REALTORS®, and the American Federation of Information Processing Societies. He’s consulted with numerous other associations on interim engagements. Bill has served on multiple non-profit boards in the Senior and financial fields. He has presented at GWSCPAs Nonprofit Symposium, ASAEs FHRBOC conference Annual Meeting as well as Association TRENDS Summit event. He graduated from George Mason University a ‘few’ years back. He is an Eagle Scout and returns to his youth scout camp to volunteer annually. Bill is married, lives in Clarksburg, MD, and has seven grandchildren.
Treva Bustow

Chief Marketing Officer

301-348-3750

Treva Bustow joined the Bender JCC team in 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer and is responsible for the Center’s marketing and communications initiatives. She also oversees the Membership, Fitness and Aquatics departments. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from Denison University and a Master’s degree in Public Communications from American University. She has more than 15 years of professional experience in both marketing and nonprofits. Prior to joining the center, Treva worked at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Nielsen Claritas.
Susan Fischer

Chief Program Officer

301-348-3892

Prior to serving as the Bender JCC’s Chief Program Officer, Susan Fischer joined the staff as the Sports and Rec Director and later the Director of Youth and Teens. Susan currently oversees the development, delivery, and evaluation of the agency’s programs that support families with young children. This includes the Early Childhood Education Center, Parenting Center, licensed after school child care program, after school enrichment programs, and Camp JCC, as well as the Arts and Culture and Senior Services programs. Before moving to the Greater Washington area, Susan worked for 15 years as a successful Academic Administrator at two New England private schools, serving as Director of Athletics and the Head of the Middle School. She earned a BA from William Smith College and was a two-sport college athlete earning All-American honors.
Michaela Aparicio

Director of Human Resources

301-348-3795

Maytal Regev

Executive Assistant to the CEO

301-348-3714

Accounting

Fantasia Jackson

Accountant, Accounts Payable

Paula Seidman

Payroll Administrator

Michelle Speiser

Registrar

Arlette Gutierrez

Staff Accountant

Jennifer Wenk

Database Coordinator

Adult Services

Frieda Enoch

Director, Coming of Age

Linda Wechsler

Senior Nutrition Director

Deborah Wilbur

Adult Program Coordinator

Arts & Ideas

Lisa Del Sesto

Assistant Director Arts & Ideas

Rivka Degani

Director, Hebrew Language Program

Shlicha | Israel Engagement

Camp JCC

Phil Liebson

Camp Director

Aliza Glatter

Assistant Camp Director

Gai Kaufman

Program Director

Allison Buchman

Camp Office Manager

Recreation, Youth, & Teens

Debbie Clark

Director, Dance Programs

Anthony Hunter

Director, Sports Programs

Communications & Marketing

Mauricio Garcia

Graphic Designer

Lauren Hahn

Marketing Account Manager

Liz Weir

Digital Communications Manager

Aree Pearlman

Marketing Account Manager

Development

Jodi Shulimson

Director, Annual Giving/Events

Andi Kronzek

Development & Marketing Coordinator

Katya Pidgurskaya

Development Coordinator

Rachel Ossman

Development Associate

Early Childhood Education

Sarah Meytin

Senior Director, Early Childhood Center

Debbie Kivitz

ECC Office Manager

Lauren Dworkin

Director, Family Engagement and Parenting Center

Jennifer Radosh

J-Play Coordinator

Pam Kaufman

Family Engagement Coordinator

Facilities/Room Rental

Noel Kendall

Director, Theater and Events

Bob Layman

Building Maintenance Manager

Jonathan Levine

Rental and Facility Manager

Ellen Kraft

Rental/Room Coordinator

Health & Fitness

Ryan Grant

Membership and Fitness GM

Caroline Cardullo

Aquatics and Maccabi Games Director

Assistant Director, Health & Fitness

Jaimi Jones

Group Exercise Coordinator

Member and Guest Services

Zachary Rothfeld

Member & Guest Services Associate

Robin Shoultz

Member & Guest Services Associate

Stacy Nozick

Membership & Sales Associate

Rena Silbert

Membership & Sales Assocaite

Special Needs

Aliza Glatter

Director of After School Inclusion

Heather Strauss

After School Inclusion Consultant

Eva Cowen

Inclusion Consultant

Human Resources

Molly Sasson

Administrative Assistant Human Resources

Additional Contact Information

Bender JCC Preschool 301-348-3839
Box Office: 301-348-3872
Dance Studio: 301-348-3801
Goldman Art Gallery: 301-348-3770
Library: 301-348-3776
Men’s Lounge: 301-348-3896
Indoor Pool Deck: 301-348-3854
Outdoor Pool Deck: 301-348-3739
Rosensweig Social Hall (kitchen): 301-348-3703
Teen Center: 301-348-3803
Women’s Lounge: 301-348-3897
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