Paul Berliner went to University of Colorado, Boulder and comes from Washington DC. He enjoys skiing, camping and music. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Camp Minder. CampMinder is a web-based camp management and communication system designed by former campers, staff, and the camp professional.
Josh Dinar is the publisher of DiningOut Magazine was founded in 1998 by Pearl Publishing Media Group as a regional menu guide for Boulder and Denver. Since that time, DiningOut has grown into the leading regional culinary publication in 13 cities across the US and Canada with a national circulation of nearly 3/4 million per issue. PPMG’s national headquarters is located at Johnson & Wales University’s Denver campus. Co-founder Josh Dinar has lived in Boulder and worked as the Publisher of DiningOut and as a freelance food writer for the last 10 years.
Frank Mendicino III co-founded Access Venture Partners in 1999. Access is a seed and early stage, high technology venture capital fund. Frank has been a venture capitalist for 18 years successfully investing in, and helping to grow exciting businesses. Frank has a deep understanding of product development and sales and marketing processes which allows him to help entrepreneurial management teams accelerate the growth of the companies in which Access Venture Partners invests. Frank is on the Board of Directors of several private companies. He received his B.A. degree in Political Science from The University of California at Berkeley in 1989. Frank lives in Louisville, Colorado, and in his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
Rabbi Jason Miller is an entrepreneur, social media expert, popular blogger and a member of “Rabbis Without Borders”. As a popular and influential speaker and writer on technology and its effect on the Jewish world, he reaches millions around the world, both Jewish and secular. Rabbi Jason has an extensive background in the Jewish camp world where he served as the rabbi of Tamarack camps and rabbi-in-residence of Camp Ramah. He is a frequent contributor to Time Magazine, The Huffington Post, Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), MyJewishLearning, The Jewish Week, Jewish Daily Forward and The Times of Israel. Rabbi Jason writes the “Jewish Techs” blog and the monthly “Jews in the Digital Age” column for the Detroit Jewish News. He is the president of Access Computer Technology, a computer tech support and social media marketing company based in Michigan. He won the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce and his company has been recognized by World ORT for its contributions in the field of technology.
Scott R Peppet is a Professor of Law at the University of Colorado Law School, where he has taught Contracts, Legal Negotiation, Counseling Family Enterprises, and Legal Ethics since 2000. H In the former area he has published both an award-winning book – Beyond Winning (Harvard University Press) — and various academic articles on the use of contingency fees by mediators, the use of mediation in transactions as opposed to disputes, and the ethics of collaborative law. Prior to joining the Colorado faculty he taught as a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and was a Senior Fellow on Negotiation at the Harvard Negotiation Research Project. In 2002, CU students honored him with their Excellence in Teaching Award. He lives in Boulder with his wife, children, and Quarter-horse named Betsy.
Susan Rona moved to Boulder in 2007 and has been involved in the Boulder Jewish Community ever since. Susan is the Immediate Past President of the Boulder JCC Board of Directors, Chair of the New Building Capital Campaign and a member of the Camp Inc. Advisory Board. Susan Attended the University of Wisconsin- Madison and the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.
Matthew Rich’s career spans over 22 years in the financial industry. His expertise is in designing financial plans for individuals that are focused on Capital Preservation, Retirement, College and Estate planning, as well as planning for various cash flow needs. Matt utilizes Asset Allocation to analyze existing portfolios and determine asset correlation and risk assessment. Matt is President of JCC Boulder. Matt is married and has two beautiful girls. He enjoys cooking, skiing, wine tasting, and playing guitar.
Camp Inc. is a program of the Boulder JCC.