Board of Directors

Keren Maximov Brandes

Attorney Keren Maximov Brandes is a partner and manager of the law firm Naschitz, Brandes, Amir. Prior to her current position, for over a decade she held a number of management positions in directing and editing in the world of television.

Maj. Gen. (Res.) Hagi Topolanski

Former Commander of the IDF Manpower Directorate. Served in the Israeli Air Force as a commander of numerous squadrons, as Commander of the Hatzerim Air Base, Head of the Air Force Planning Division, Commander of the IAF Aerial Squadron and the Commander of the IAF Headquarters.

Sagi Balasha

Sagi Balasha is the CEO of Ogen, the largest social loan fund in Israel, which provides affordable credit to thousands of small business and households in Israel and is in the process of establishing Israel’s first non-profit social bank. Sagi served as the CEO of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) and Concert (formerly Kella Shlomo), which works to combat BDS and delegitimization efforts against the State of Israel.

Yodfat Harel Buchris

Yodfat Harel Buchris is the Managing Director at Blumberg Capital in San Francisco and a Director at Discount Bank. In the past she has worked as a senior manager at Orbotech and a director at El Al and Protalix. Yodfat has been advising the non-profit sector in Israel for over a decade.

Itay Ben Horin

Owner of “Ben Horin Alexandradovitz”, a leading media strategy and crisis management firm in Israel. He is also the proud author of three books.

Nava Shoham Solan

Former Chairwoman of the IDF Widows and Orphans Association. Served as a Director in the Fiscal and Investments Committee of the National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi). Nava is a member of the Soldiers’ Commemoration Council.

Yaniv Cohen

The Executive Director of the Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy at the IDC Herzliya. Before that- worked as Head of Development at the America-Israel Friendship League, a New-York based NGO that advances friendship between Israel and the United States. Former senior associate for corporate law at Naschitz, Brandes, Amir law firm. IDF Reserves Major, and a father of two.

Ariel Rotter

Ariel Rotter is a managing partner at the real estate investment trust – JTLV. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Tel Aviv University and his MBA from Harvard University.  

Nadav Topolski

Nadav is the Chairman of RGE and Reshet media. He received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Haifa University and his MBA from Harvard University.