August 30, 2017

Simon Amiel to Join Kline Galland as Development Director

Simon Amiel, one of the most respected fund raising professionals in the Greater Seattle Jewish community, is joining Kline Galland as full-time Development Director.

“We are thrilled to have Simon joining the Kline Galland team to lead our fundraising and community outreach endeavors,” reported CEO Jeff Cohen. “He will be working closely with our Board, staff and Foundation President Emeritus Joshua H. Gortler to develop and steward relationships as Kline Galland continues to evolve in meeting the health care needs of today’s seniors.

“While it is impossible to fill the shoes of Josh Gortler, we are very fortunate to have Simon joining the Kline Galland family,” observed Brian Quint, Board Chair. He went on to say, “Simon has a proven track record and will be an asset for both our organization and those we have the honor to serve.”

A graduate of the University of Washington (BA) with a Master’s Degree from NYU, Simon’s career path includes stops at Mentoring Works Washington, American Jewish Committee, City Year Seattle/King County, Hillel (Washington, D.C. & New York City) in addition to a wide range of volunteer positions in the Greater Seattle Community.

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