Dr. Bradley Caro Cook
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER
Bradley Caro Cook Ed.D. is the executive director of Career Up Now. He is a seasoned social entrepreneur and Jewish educator living in Los Angeles. Dr. Cook has extensive experience in running meaningful immersive experiences and educational programs for millennials. He is an Upstart Alumnus, a member of the Schusterman ROI Community, a Birthright Israel Fellow, an Eli Talk Fellow, Co-Founder of the City of Beverly Hills’ Entrepreneurship Incubator, and a regular contributor to eJewish Philanthropy.
MANAGER AND COMMUNITY COACH
Tanya Freeman serves as the Career Up Now community manager and coach. She has extensive experience in organizational management, administration, and financial operations. She has spent the past five years as a collaborative and strategic consultant with expertise in team dynamics, team building, facilitation, organizational culture, project management, mediation, and conflict resolution.
She specializes in emotional intelligence, problem-solving, and relationship building. An experienced educator, Tanya served on the adjunct faculty with the Mailman School of Public Health, at Columbia University. In recent years, Tanya worked with the Center for Conflict Resolution as a court-appointed mediator for the LA Superior Small Claims court. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives Healthcare Executives, has a Masters in Health Administration from Columbia University and a Masters in Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine Law School. She earned the distinction of board certification in healthcare management as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) which signifies one’s expertise, experience, and commitment to continuing education and professional development. Tanya is also an informal Jewish educator having taken extensive courses at Spertus Institute and in her local community where she teaches weekly.