AJC Atlanta Professional Team

Dov Wilker / Regional Director

Dov returned to Atlanta and American Jewish Committee, in November 2011, after earning his International MBA from Tel Aviv University and working in the private sector for an Israeli Software start-up that focused on feedback and consumer engagement. Dov previously served as AJC Atlanta’s Assistant Director, where he led AJC’s public affairs efforts on a local and national level. In that position, Dov was selected to participate in the United States’ first professional exchange to South Asia, visiting Sri Lanka in the summer of 2009. Active in the community, Dov sits on the board of the Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta (FAMA), on the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Georgia Advisory Committee, the Advisory Council for Catholic Charities Atlanta and the Legacy Committee at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Dov began his career working as the Director of Academic and Community Affairs for the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Southeastern United States. Dov has been recognized as a '40 under 40' by both the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Atlanta Jewish Times. Dov is married to Juliana Jacobson of Wichita, KS and together they have a daughter, Avigayl.

Erica Rabhan / Regional Director of Development

Erica’s primary areas of expertise include fundraising, event management, donor development, marketing and public relations. Having been in the non-profit sector for nearly nine years, Erica has held positions at the American Red Cross, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and most recently as the Young Leadership Director at Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. She has also spent several years in the for-profit sector as a marketing and public relations professionals, working for clients such as SPANX, The Tubman African American Museum and the Synthetic Turf Council. There she received awards for reputation brand management, writing and event management. Erica holds a BA in Corporate Communications from College of Charleston and was recently accepted to the Leadership Buckhead class of 2014. She is originally from Greenville, SC and enjoys spending time with her family at the beach.

 

 

Jeff Schoenberg / Assistant Regional Director

Jeff Schoenberg joined AJC’s Atlanta staff in 2014.  An attorney by training, Jeff practiced law  as a business litigator with a large Atlanta firm before trying his hand in business, community affairs and politics.  He has experience in state and local government  and elective politics and served for seven years as senior staff to members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate from Georgia.  For several years prior to joining AJC, Jeff worked  as an attorney recruiter where he focused primarily on consulting on partner and practice group transitions.  State politics, international and security affairs and environmental policy are long-held interests.  A long-time resident of Atlanta, Jeff is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of North Carolina School of Law.  His two daughters are the source of his greatest pride.

 

 

Brenda Mitchell / Office Manager

Atlanta native, Brenda Mitchell, has been with AJC Atlanta since October 2011.  Brenda returned to Atlanta in 1990 after 14 years in Europe where she lived with her late husband, Igor Cassini, and their two sons, Nick and Dimitri.  Prior to joining AJC Atlanta, Brenda worked at Temple Sinai. Favorite hobbies include trips to the Dekalb Farmer’s Market, spending hours in the kitchen concocting recipes, travel, photography, and the study of Cosmology.