LAS VEGAS — Jewish Nevada announced today the promotion of Megan Weintraub to chief philanthropy officer and the appointment of Mara Langer as Reno-based community outreach coordinator.
In Weintraub’s new role, she will continue to oversee Women’s Philanthropy and the Men’s Division while also leading the team in development efforts and strategic growth planning to expand Jewish Nevada’s reach throughout the state.
Weintraub joined the Jewish Nevada team in 2017 as the director of young leadership development, where she managed all aspects of serving the young adult community ages 22-45, from engagement to philanthropy. In December 2018, she was appointed director of Annual Giving and Women’s Philanthropy. In this capacity, Weintraub led the team in successfully closing its highest fundraising campaign in over five years.
Prior to joining Jewish Nevada, Weintraub was an account executive with Destinations by Design, where managed several high-level local and national accounts and executed high volume corporate events. She has also worked with Caesars Entertainment, Tucson Convention Center, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Jewish Nevada also has announced that Mara Langer has been named community outreach coordinator for northern Nevada.
In this role, Langer will manage and coordinate outreach events, and cultivate and strengthen ties with local community members in Reno and surrounding areas.
Prior to joining Jewish Nevada, Langer held several positions in community outreach, serving as a community relations professional, a project manager and community relations manager. Her extensive business and nonprofit experience will allow her to prepare and implement plans and strategies for community education, engagement, advocacy and fundraising efforts for Jewish Nevada.
About Jewish Nevada
Jewish Nevada is Nevada’s Jewish Federation, serving as the representative organization for the 70,000 Jews in Nevada. It is the only organization charged with assessing and addressing the needs of the entire community. Jewish Nevada works diligently to build a vibrant community and sustain Jewish life throughout Nevada, Israel, and around the world. It is committed to the values of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world); Tzedakah (righteousness and philanthropy); and G’milut Hasadim (acts of kindness and service).