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Amanda Bernstein

Major Gifts & Prospect Research Associate

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(212) 838-5122 x2023

Amanda Bernstein has been the Major Gifts and Prospect Research Associate at Central Synagogue since 2017. She is responsible for overseeing fundraising research and analysis and assisting with major giving strategy. Before switching to the public sector, Amanda worked in college admissions consulting for a private firm in Manhattan. She graduated with a BA in political communication from New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study in 2011 and an MPA in public and non-profit management from New York University's Wagner School of Public Service in 2017. Originally from Northern Virginia, Amanda has lived in New York since 2007 and enjoys seeing live music, going to museums, and traveling with her friends and family.

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Parissa Zecher

Development Associate

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(212) 838-5122 x2022