Business Briefs

Business briefs 9.8.17

CONGREGATION CHAVERIM has named ITAL IRONSTONE as education director. Ironstone has a bachelor’s degree in Judaic Studies from the University of Arizona. She attended Hebrew school at Chaverim, was president of Tucson’s Kadimah BBYO chapter and studied at Tucson Hebrew Academy.

JULIA H. LEVINE has been named operations manager at CONGREGATION CHAVERIM. She has nine years of operations management experience across multiple industries including film production, nonprofit, and business. She was operations coordinator at the Tucson Jewish Community Center for three years while earning her MBA at the University of Arizona Eller College of Management in management information systems and marketing. For the last five years she has been an advisor for Tucson’s Kadimah BBYO chapter.

TRACI RICCITELLO has joined FARHANG & MEDCOFF, bringing nearly two decades of experience in commercial real estate transactions to the firm. She has been a staff attorney at an Arizona law firm and has also had her own practice during a career that began in 1999. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications from Bowling Green State University, and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Arizona. She also earned her law degree at the UA.

The TUCSON MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORIC BLOCK has named CHRISTOPHER GORDON as chief financial officer, replacing Alan Hershowitz, who has retired after serving the museum for four years. Gordon had been vice president of finance at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, since 2008.  Prior to that, he was a vice priesdent at the Robert Gumbiner Foundation in Long Beach, California, which founded MOLAA in 1996. He also held positions at the Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia on the island of Yap, Micronesia, and was a union stage manager for theatre companies in Minneapolis, Minnesota.