Our Team

Gary Brandt

Executive Director

Gary Brandt is a seasoned outdoorsman, cyclist, and foodie who brings a big smile and growth-oriented approach to all…

Shelley Freed

Director of Development

As the Director of Development & Leadership Annual Gifts, Shelley leads all fundraising efforts for Tulane Hillel. She is…

Jacob Stroman

Operations Director

As the Operations Director, Jacob oversees day to day operations of the Mintz Center. He serves as a liaison for Tulane Professors and Mintz Center…

Hannah Erbrick

Manager of Jewish Life

An alumna of Tulane University (Class of ‘21), Hannah Erbrick comes back to Tulane Hillel as the Manager of Jewish Life and Learning…

Julia Mattis

Director of Special Projects

Julia is a community-builder, creative storyteller, and designer with a passion for fostering connection between people to make communities stronger….

Jade Gordon

Manager of Programs & Social Action

Jade Gordon (she/they) is a passionate advocate for social justice and a dedicated member of the Tulane Hillel team where they currently serve as the Springboard Social Justice Fellow.

Ellie Moskowitz

Student Engagement Manager & Development Associate

Ellie is a passionate woman, who loves working with others and cares deeply about social justice and community service.

Sharon David

Israel Fellow

Originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, Sharon David is the Jewish Agency Israel Fellow at Tulane Hillel. She served in…

Lynn Lalka

Development & Communications Associate

Lynn has worked in the education non-profit sector for the past 13 years. She is passionate about non-profit work and loves

Student Interns

Ariana Defranc

Tulane Israel Leadership Trip Intern

Helen Lude

Tulane Israel Leadership Trip Intern

Sarah Douglas Thompson

Building Intern

Zoe Philips

Social Media & Marketing Intern

Isaac Popper

Data Intern

Bradley Epstein

Special Projects Intern

Lindsey Johnston

Development Intern