Adina brings a wealth of experience in the nonprofit world which includes expertise in board governance, volunteer engagement, philanthropic culture shifts, institutional advancement, annual fund operation, capital campaigns and endowment initiatives. Prior to opening her own consulting practice in 2018, Adina’s nonprofit work included serving as the Deputy Director of the Center for Israel Studies at American University, Director of the Office of Institutional Advancement at the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, and Deputy Executive Director of the Edlavitch DCJCC.
She received a joint BA/MA degree, summa cum laude, from Emory University and a JD from The George Washington University School of Law, where she served on the Law Review. Before becoming involved in the nonprofit sector, she practiced regulatory and employment law. Adina splits her time between New York and Washington, DC. She is married to Bryan Kanefield and is the proud mother of three grown children.