MEET THE YAD COMMITTEE

 

 

  • Greyson Rubin - YAD Committee Chair

    A transplant to the Midwest, Greyson moved to KC after graduating from the University of Texas to work as an architect at Populous. Greyson is passionate about building community for young adults in KC. In his free time, Greyson loves to be outdoors, running, climbing, golfing, exploring the city, cheering on his favorite sports teams, and spending time with friends. Email: gmrubin13@gmail.com.

  • Jay Gilman - Philanthropy Chair

    Jay Gilman is a KC native who spent more than a decade in Philadelphia and Minneapolis before returning home. He is honored to pay it forward as a volunteer for YAD and Jewish Federation. Jay works as a senior consultant with CCS Fundraising, a leading global philanthropic strategy firm. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, biking, and the arts and festivals. Jay is a proud alum of UPenn and Goucher College. Email: jaymichaelgilman@gmail.com.

  • Emily Newman - Marketing Chair

    Emily grew up in Overland Park and attended the University of Kansas, where she majored in Strategic Communications. She currently works for a Digital Marketing Agency in Overland Park. Emily has always had a passion for growing and engaging the community in KC especially since this is where she grew up! In her free time, she likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoy the outdoors. Email: emily.newmana@gmail.com.

  • Alex Kaplan - Finance Chair

    Alex grew up in Overland Park and attended the University of Kansas, where he majored in accounting. He currently works for an accounting firm in Kansas City. He enjoys traveling, hanging out with his friends and is an avid supporter of the Chiefs and Royals. Alex chooses to support Federation because he wants to give back to his community and be a part of something bigger. Email: alex.kaplan1221@gmail.com.

  • Jack Schreiber - Events Chair

    Jack Schreiber was born and raised in San Diego. He attended Willamette University in Oregon where he earned a degree in Sociology and played on the tennis team. He then completed a masters in Sport Management at the University of San Francisco. He moved to Kansas City in 2021 and is a full-time tennis coach at Genesis Health Clubs. Jack is excited to make an impact on the Jewish community that has been so welcoming to him. Email: jmschreiber18@gmail.com.

  • Dylan Fotiadis - Communications Chair

    Dylan Fotiadis is a native of Peterborough, Canada. He is an alumnus of the University of Toronto and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He is thrilled to join the ranks of YAD. He works as a commercial real estate lawyer at Stinson LLP’s Kansas City office. In the rare moments that Dylan is not working, you can usually find him teaching himself Yiddish, reading, watching movies, hiking and traveling. Email: dylan.fotiadis007@gmail.com.