Biz Ins & Outs – August 2017

JNF Promotes Audrey Lewis to Senior Campaign Executive, Arizona

Jewish National Fund (JNF) has promoted Audrey Lewis to the position of Senior Campaign Executive in Arizona. In her new role, Audrey will also be leading JNF’s efforts for our Annual Women for Israel Luncheon, held on Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, which draws over 400 supporters.

“We are thrilled to bring on Audrey into this new role within our JNF family and look forward to accomplishing great things together,” said JNF Executive Vice President Deb Rochford of Lewis and her accomplishments. Prior to her promotion, Lewis was the Israel Programs Admissions Director for JNF’s Alexander Muss High School in Israel; a role she held since November 2016. Before joining JNF, she was an independent business owner for seven years and has served as a volunteer board member of the Arizona Friends of Israel Scouts since June 2015.

To learn more about Jewish National Fund in Arizona and to connect with Audrey Lewis directly, please email her at or call 480-447-8100 x981.

Resnick and Louis Will Sponsor the 3rd Annual Shake, Rattle, and Roll Motorcycle Ride

In their effort to bring more awareness to the Parkinson’s community, Resnick & Louis, P.C. is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Third Annual Shake Rattle & Roll Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, September 30th. Resnick & Louis, along with Knights on Bikes, is working to raise money and awareness for Banner Neuro Wellness Center in Gilbert.

All the festivities will start at 9 am at Harley Davidson of Scottsdale located at 15656 N. Hayden Road in Scottsdale.

The Banner Neuro Wellness Center in Gilbert was created to promote quality of life and enrichment for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease and those with neurological conditions. Parkinson’s Disease affects over 35,000 people in Arizona, and countless others are affected with this disease nationwide.

Last year Resnick and Louis raised $5,000 for the charity. During the event, Luis Gonzales of the Diamondbacks made a special appearance and more than 85 people greased up their hogs and hit the streets to ride motorcycles in honor of those suffering from Parkinson’s.
More than $34,000 was raised during the ride, and after expenses, a check was presented to Banner Neuro Wellness Center for $31,000.

“Shake, Rattle and Roll is an important event in our community and raises money for Parkinson’s disease,” said Mitch Resnick, founder of Resnick & Louis. “We will continue to get involved every year and make a significant impact in the Parkinson’s community, especially since so many Arizona residents are affected by this disease.”

2017 will be Resnick & Louis third year sponsoring the Shake, Rattle and Roll Ride to benefit Parkinson’s to sponsor this event to raise money to help find a cure for Parkinson’s.

Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona hires Claudia Lopez Diaz

Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona hired Claudia Lopez Diaz as the new office assistant. Claudia will have a variety of administrative duties in addition to serving as receptionist. She earned a Bachelor of Science in physiotherapy at the University of Cape Town and is currently completing her dissertation for her master’s degree in public health through the University of Liverpool. She moved to Tucson in 2016 with her husband, a U.S. Navy recruiter.

Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona hires Holly Fletcher

The Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona has hired Holly Fletcher
as executive assistant. Holly worked previously with Habitat for Humanity Tucson, the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and The Aspen Institute Berlin. Claudia was born in India and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and religious studies from the University of Arizona.

Darkaynu Jewish Montessori adds Lead Teacher

Darkaynu Jewish Montessori has added Sharon Loper as lead Montessori preschool teacher. Sharon trained and interned at NCME in San Diego, Her first Montessori teaching position was at the College Center Montessori in San Diego, where she taught for four years before moving to Tucson. Most recently she was at Hermosa Montessori, where she worked with primary (ages 3-6) and elementary (ages 6-9) children for nine years.

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