TITLE: Program Officer
FOCUS AREAS: Jewish education
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PROFILE: Aaron Saxe has been a program officer at the Jim Joseph Foundation since April 2015. He previously worked as a philanthropic advisor for the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Saxe’s JJF bio shares:
Aaron Saxe joined the Jim Joseph Foundation team as a Program Officer in April, 2015. Aaron grew up in the Bay Area and has been an active member in the Jewish community both professionally and personally. Most recently, he worked at the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund in San Francisco as a Philanthropic Advisor, serving a number of roles in the Endowment, Development, and Marketing departments. He spent three years as Program Director at Camp Alonim, a residential Jewish camp in Simi Valley, CA. His other professional experience includes financial services at Russell Investments and brand management at The Clorox Company.
Aaron received a B.A. in Business from the University of Puget Sound, where he played varsity baseball, and an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he met his wife Meredith. They now reside in Oakland with their son, Levi.
Red the J Weekly article, “For three generations of Saxes, giving is a family enterprise” to learn more about Saxe’s background.