Business Briefs

Business briefs 4.20.18

carol sack

THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA has hired CAROL SACK as the Jewish community concierge. Sack spent more than 30 years working in the Tucson nonprofit community with the last 15 years in the Jewish community. Most recently she was a senior philanthropic advisor at the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, a position she retired from in September. Previously, she held development positions at Jewish Family & Children’s Services and Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging. Sack began her career in philanthropy at the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona and was the founding director of the Women’s Foundation. She can be reached at, 299-3000, ext. 241, or via chat session on

Nichole Wiley

THE TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER has hired NICHOLE WILEY as director of marketing, communications and public relations. Wiley is a native Arizonan, raised in Glendale. She received her B.A. in journalism and mass communication, as well as a minor in communication, from Arizona State University. She worked as a journalist in various cities and was a morning anchor on KVOA news in Tucson. She and her husband, Shonn, recently welcomed a daughter, Harper.  A volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Wiley has been meeting with her “little sister” for four years.


JEFFREY S. KATZ has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. Katz has served as a JCF trustee since 2010. New Board members include Jennifer Bell, Steve Caine, Leah Geistfeld, Rob Glaser, and Rachel Green. Katz, a native Tucsonan, is a practicing attorney and small business entrepreneur. Certified as a Specialist in Real Estate Law by the State Bar of Arizona, he has concentrated his practice on real estate, trustee sales and foreclosure law for more than 35 years and has received numerous legal and community awards. Katz served for 22 years on the board of directors of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. He is also the owner of Choice Greens, Truland and Graze restaurants.