Federation Staff

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Michael Jeser

President and CEO

Jodi Graber

Jodie Graber

Senior Director of Philanthropy


Susan Halliday

Chief Financial Officer


Darren Schwartz

Chief Planning & Strategy Officer

Staff Directory

Candice Bucky Executive Assistant to President & Chief Executive Officer 858-737-7156
Rayna Colton Controller 858-737-7147
Diana Cuellar Accounting & Donor Services Associate 858-737-7152
Rabbi Ralph Dalin Community Chaplain 858-922-8107
Allie Donahoo Director, San Diego Jewish Teen Initiative 951-704-4528
Jane Fantel Major Gifts Consultant 858-737-7122
Jaime Fox Women's Philanthropy Manager 858-737-7146
Stephanie Huber Development and Events Manager 858-737-7148
Miri Ketayi Director, Israel & Overseas 858-737-7138
Carly Ezell Lobenstein Director, Community Engagement 858-737-7128
Donna Lopez Administrative Assistant & Facilities Coordinator 858-737-7130
Lisa McGuigan Marketing Director 858-737-7123
Amy Mendelsohn Director, Community Planning 858-737-7149
Molly Okun Donor Engagement Manager 858-737-7121
Paul Sapiano Database & Applications Manager 858-598-8343
Brenda Saunders Receptionist 858-737-7126
Debbie Tirouda Administrative Assistant 858-737-7153