Office: (415) 333-4922 ext. 104
Ollie joined San Francisco Hillel's professional staff in June 2014 after previously serving on its Board of Directors as governance chair. Since assuming the role of Executive Director, Ollie has spearheaded Hillel's efforts to create vibrant Jewish life at USF, UC Hastings and UCSF, while maintaining our traditionally strong base at SF State. Ollie is very active in the Bay Area Jewish community, where he recently sat on the Jewish Community Federation's Board of Directors as a board observer, served in the Federation's Fed Fellows program, and served on the Jewish Community Relations Council's metropolitan council. Professionally, Ollie worked for many years as a lawyer (primarily at the international law firm Duane Morris) representing corporate and technology clients, before founding and running a medical device company. In his free time he loves soccer, yoga and skiing.
Office: (415) 333-4922 ext. 101
Sasha, a Bay Area native and local San Franciscan for the past 22 years, brings experience from a variety of non-profits to her role as the Office Manager at SF Hillel. When she's not at Hillel, she can be found teaching aqua-fit at a nearby gym, doing karaoke, or watching Star Wars with her friends and feline children Maggie and Munki. She would choose Han Solo over Luke Skywalker, any day.
Director of Community Philanthropy
Office: (415) 333-4922 ext. 106
Leah joined SF Hillel's growing team in May 2017 to run our development and business operations. Prior to coming west, she worked at Penn State Hillel for three years as the Director of Leadership Initiatives. Leah is eager to sustain our city-wide expansion so that we continue to enrich our thriving and diverse student communities. In her free time. you'll find Leah exploring San Francisco's urban hiking, playing guitar, or exploring new restaurants.
Student Experience Architect
Office: (415) 333-4922 ext. 105
Sasha Presley's experience as a student and leader at San Francisco State University inspired her drive for creating inclusive Jewish spaces. Her training in design thinking as an Innovation Specialist with the Springboard Fellowship through Hillel International prepared her to support student leaders at SF Hillel's expansion campuses. Sasha works with our graduate communities at UC Hastings, and UCSF, mentoring student leaders to build the Jewish experiences and connections they want and need. If you're looking to get learn more about Hillel's resources in our graduate communities, Sasha is the best person to help. When she isn't working, you can find her taking West Coast Swing dance classes, frantically applying for the daily Hamilton lottery, or enjoying a mint chocolate latte with friends at Home Cafe.