Leslie Pomerantz has worked full-time in the Baltimore Jewish community since 1991. Beginning her career at the JCC, she served in a variety of capacities, most notably as the director of the 2002 JCC Maccabi Games. In 2003, she joined the staff of Jewish Volunteer Connection as the executive director and grew the program from a small volunteer clearinghouse organization to one offering a myriad of programs for volunteers of all ages. She was the catalyst behind the development of several leadership initiatives, including three highly competitive and prestigious teen leadership programs.
In 2009, she was named executive director of the Center for Community Engagement and Leadership (CCEL), The Associated's human resource development arm. Currently, she serves as a senior vice president of development at The Associated, overseeing a robust development strategy and team focused on Associated Women, new and major donor development and of course the Annual Campaign. She is one of 19 professionals who recently completed JFNA’s Fundraising University program for top development professionals in Federations across the country.
She holds an MSW and an MA in Jewish Studies and serves as a cantorial soloist in her spare time. She lives in Reisterstown with her husband Stephen and their three children Miriam, Aaron & Shira.