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Mark Young

William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education
Managing Director, The Leadership Commons
As Managing Director of the Leadership Commons, Mark builds relationships with "thinkers, doers, and visionaries" from all corners of Jewish education come together to learn, create, and collaborate for the common good of the Jewish people in North America. Mark previously served as The Davidson School's Director of Alumni Engagement, launching new initiatives to benefit its 1,000 alumni and as Program Coordinator of Davidson's Experiential Learning Initiative, launching the Jewish Experiential Leadership Institute (JELI) for JCC professionals and advancing experiential learning within the school's MA program, training many current leaders in Jewish camp. Prior to JTS, Mark served as assistant director of human resources for Episcopal Social Services (ESS), human resources and volunteer programs manager for the 92nd Street Y, and head song-leader and Jewish educator for the Mandel JCC Camp Wise in northeast Ohio. Mark serves on the board of JPRO Network and regularly publishes on how to best retain and invest.