National Leadership Team
Allison Weinger comes to ORT America with over a decade of experience in higher education administration at New York University and Teachers College, Columbia University. In this role she helped develop and implement donor engagement events and ran programs to promote innovation in the public sector focusing on education in public schools. Prior to that Allison spent time in Italy teaching English. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University and her Master’s degree from New York University.
Jonathan Miller brings more than two decades of experience in financial guidance and leadership and advancing business objectives in nonprofit and for-profit sectors. He also has demonstrated expertise in financial planning & analysis, management and reporting and served as a trusted advisor to senior leaders and board members. Jonathan most recently served as CFO for Sunnyside Community Services where, as a senior manager, he oversaw finance and IT functions. In previous positions, he had pivotal roles in formulating financial strategies and policies and implementing streamlined processes for more efficient operations. A Certified Public Accountant, he holds a Master of Accounting from the University of Miami and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.
Allison comes to ORT America with a wealth of experience, most recently from the Federation for Jewish Philanthropy of Upper Fairfield County in Connecticut where she was the Vice President of Development. She holds a Masters in Not for Profit Management/Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University, and in her long career in the Jewish not for profit world serving in she has worked in significant positions at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, Young Judaea, Hadassah, Metro West NJ, UJA Federation of Northern Jersey, the JCC in Manhattan and at Albert Einstein Medical College.
Robin joins ORT America with extensive development experience in the nonprofit world. For the past seven years, Robin served as National Director of Planned Giving and Regional Director for the Southeast Region at AMIT. Prior to joining AMIT, Robin held various positions at other prominent non-profits, including Director of Development for the JCC of the Greater Palm Beaches, Chief Development Officer for Hibiscus Children’s Center, and National Grassroots Fundraising and Membership Specialist for Hadassah.
Nicole Miller grew up in suburban Detroit, graduated from the University of Michigan in 1995 and earned a law degree from New York Law School in 1998. Before accepting a position with ORT, Nicole practiced law in New York City at the law firm LeBeouf, Greene & MacRae, and later with Michigan law firm, Michael Morse, P.C
While in Detroit, Nicole also planned and coordinated events for Star Trax Corporate Events, and served as a consultant for the Detroit chapter of Men’s American ORT - by providing supervising (formerly) American ORT’s annual Rub-a-Dub fundraiser from 2003-2005. In 2005, she served as the lead coordinator for the Rub-a-Dub event – the ORT America Michigan Region’s largest annual fundraiser until November of 2009, when she came on as the Regional Director for ORT. Nicole is mother to Max and Bella.
A CPA and a Certified Non-Profit Accounting Professional, Lily Joy comes to ORT with over 20 years of experience in the field of finance. Most recently, she served as controller for an international non-profit organization specializing in transitional justice, overseeing all financial aspects of the organization including grants management and donor reporting. In addition to handling the organization-wide annual audits, and all international country program and statutory audits, and operational reviews, she spearheaded the budget preparation process and coordinated with the banking institutions on cash and investments. As part of the oversight function, she visited country offices in different parts of the world to ensure adherence to fiscal policies and procedures, and developed systems to strengthen internal controls and safeguard the assets of the organization. Previously, Lily Joy was employed in public accounting and was a senior auditor of Ernst and Young Global where she had extensive training and exposure in the fields of accounting, finance and auditing. A native of the Philippines, Lily Joy earned her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of San Carlos, Philippines, and graduated Magna Cum Laude.