JFS Perspectives

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

JFS Welcomes New Executive Staff Members

Please help us welcome three new members of our executive staff:

Shyanne ChingShyanne Ching, Chief Financial Officer—Shyanne joined JFS in May and leads the finance and accounting team and is responsible for financial planning, budgeting, billing, accounts payable, grant reporting, and payroll functions. Shyanne has an extensive nonprofit and health care financial management background spanning more than 20 years, including serving in various leadership roles at the Denver Dumb Friends League, Arapahoe County Early Childhood Council, Children’s Eye Physicians and Colorado Center for Eye Alignment, and PacifiCare of Colorado.

Aleah HorstmanAleah Horstman, Ph.D., Chief Operating Officer—Aleah joined JFS in July as Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for leading JFS program implementation and redesign, IT, compliance, security, and business processes and analysis. With 20 years of strategic nonprofit leadership experience, she brings a background in program delivery, operations, development, strategic planning, and creating an inclusive and diverse organizational culture. Prior to joining JFS, Aleah worked for Arapahoe House and Denver Scholarship Foundation.


Jessica ZeidmanJessica Zeidman, Chief Development Officer—Jessica joined JFS in June as Chief Development Officer, leading development and marketing functions and is responsible for fundraising strategy, annual giving, events, legacy giving, grants, and marketing/communications.Jessica relocated to the Denver Metro area from San Francisco, where she spent the last 10 years as an accomplished fundraiser for the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco and Stern Grove Festival. She has an extensive background in leading fundraising departments, board and event committees, and program staff in the successful execution of dynamic campaigns, compelling proposals, and engaging fundraising events.


META DESCRIPTION: Jewish Family Service of Colorado welcomes three new executive staff members: Shyanne Ching, Chief Financial Officer; Aleah Horstman, PhD, Chief Operating Officer; and Jessica Zeidman, Chief Development Officer.