ABOUT US
 

CONTACT US

DONATE

Career Up Now: Los Angeles
April 13-14, 2017

From Santa Monica to Downtown

Real Estate and Finance in Los Angeles

From Thursday evening to Friday night students from UCLA, USC, and CSUN will expand their minds, professional networks, and souls with LA real estate and finance leaders.


Prior to the experience, a select cohort of 30 participants will develop their professional networking skills to advance their careers through a Jewish lens.
 

Brian Shirken

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

President at Columbus Pacific Properties

Fred Leeds

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Real Estate Investor at Fred Leeds Asset Group

Jonathan Kohanoff

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

President at Diamond Business Loans, LLC

Deena Eberly

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Director - The Eberly Company

Bryan Berkett

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Simpatica

Aaron Korda

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Project/Construction Manager and Licensed Broker

Daniel Katz

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Director at NorthStar Realty Finance Corp.

Shlomi Ronen

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Principal at Drekel Strategic Investors

Lisa Kaskel

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Senior VP at Pacific Western Bank

ITINERARY

4/13

THURSDAY

6:00pm: Pre-workshop with Career Up Participants


6:30pm: Heavy Hor D'oeuvres & Networking

 

6:45pm: Keynote speaker TBD 
 

7:15-7:45pm: Panel discussion with Career Up Industry Leaders 

 

7:45-8:15pm: Small group breakout sessions with Career Up Industry Leaders

8:15pm: Networking mix & mingle

4/14

FRIDAY

11:00am-1:00pm: Optional Site Visit

 

12:00pm: Lunch (on your own)

 

TBA

6:15pm: Shabbat Dinner @ Private Residence 

 

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

CAREER UP NOW: L.A.
NETWORK OF INDUSTRY LEADERS

 

Brian Shirken

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

President at Columbus Pacific Properties

Fred Leeds

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Real Estate Investor at Fred Leeds Asset Group

Bryan Berkett

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Simpatica

Dina Leeds

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Fred Leeds Properties

Amanda Bar

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Director of Business Development & Financial Services Professional

Aaron Korda

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Project/Construction Manager and Licensed Broker

Deena Eberly

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Director - The Eberly Company

Daniel Katz

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Senior Vice President @ Colony NorthStar, Inc.

Lisa Kaskel

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Senior VP at Pacific Western Bank

Sam Freshman

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Chairman Standard Management |

Chairman Emeritus Stanford Professionals in Real Estate (SPIRE)

Leon Janks

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Partner, Green Hasson Janks

Sarah Hazani

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Senior Analyst, Asset Management at American Realty Advisors

Eitan Weinstock

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Director of AST Defeasance Services

Josef Jonathan

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Associate at Cottonwood Management, LLC

Adrian Berger

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

VP, Acquisitions at Cypress Equity Investments

Jesse Zarouk

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston

Robert Wunderlich

Founding Principal Discovering Economics, Inc

Adam Bar

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Managing Director at Raise The Bar Financial Group

Jonathan Kohanoff

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

President at Diamond Business Loans, LLC

Rodney Freeman

Ari Shandling

  • Grey LinkedIn Icon

Assistant Vice President & Portfolio Manager - Merrill Lynch

ITINERARY

USC Hillel 
3300 South Hoover BLVD.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Park at Hebrew Union College
3077 University Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(across from Hillel)

4/13

THURSDAY

6:30pm: Heavy Hor D'oeuvres, Networking, & Schmoozing
 

7:30-8:15pm: Main speaker and Panel discussion with Career Up Now Industry Leaders 

 

​8:15-8:45pm: Career Wisdom Sharing through Jewish Values Activity

8:45-9pm: Closing and Coffee

4/14

FRIDAY

11:00am-1:00pm: Optional Site Visit

 

12:00pm: Lunch (on your own)

 

TBA

6:15pm: Shabbat Dinner @ Private Residence