Team

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Julie Hammerman

CEO & Founder

Julie oversees JLens’ role as a bridge between the Jewish community and the values-based investing movement. Julie began her career in investment banking on Wall Street with JPMorgan. She later served as an impact investing strategist for a multi-family office, and was on the founding team of a for-profit social enterprise focused on women's health. Julie received her MBA from Harvard Business School and her BA in Economics from Tufts University. She is a Wexner Foundation Jewish Heritage alum, an UpStart incubator graduate, and the recipient of the Jewish Community Relations Council’s Leadership Award.

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Eric Martin

COO

Eric oversees JLens’ administrative, managerial, and operational functions and assists with strategic planning to achieve JLens mission. Prior to JLens, Eric was Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel of a private company in New York City. Eric began his career over 20 years ago in investment management at JPMorgan and later worked as a corporate attorney at large law firms and as in-house counsel at a Fortune 100 company. Eric has a J.D. from Hofstra School of Law and a B.A. in political science from Hamilton College.

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Dani Nurick

Director of Advocacy

Dani oversees JLens’ investor advocacy and corporate research. Prior to JLens, Dani worked at Mercy Corps Ventures creating ESG impact metrics and scaling venture funds in Africa. Additionally, Dani has worked for a variety of organizations in the Jewish community focused on education and engagement in both the United States and Israel. Dani holds an MBA with a concentration on social impact and an MA in Jewish Professional Leadership from Brandeis University, as well as a BA in Public Health and Environmental Science from Brandeis University.

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Jake Herman

Director of Communications & Development

Jake focuses on JLens’ communications and development strategy, and he assists with research and advocacy. Prior to JLens, Jake was Marketing Manager for UK Jewish Film. He has worked in nonprofit communications and development, primarily within the Jewish community, in the UK, US and New Zealand. Jake holds a Social Impact MBA and MA in Jewish Professional Leadership from Brandeis University, and a BA in Middle Eastern Studies and Hebrew from the University of Manchester.

Board of Directors

Deborah Leipzig, ADL VP, Leadership

Greg Libertiny, ADL SVP, Finance and Administration

Adam Neufeld, ADL SVP, Chief Impact Officer