Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) Holds 40 Under 40 Winter Gala in New York City

YJP held its annual gala and awards ceremony, honoring young professionals, business leaders, and rising stars in the Jewish community

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Young Jewish Professionals (YJP) recently held its 40 Under 40 Winter Gala, honoring 40 CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, and rising corporate talent in the Jewish community.  The annual event took place on January 27th, at Espace New York City, with over 1,000 members of the tri-state area’s business class in attendance.

Each of the 40 honorees had graciously joined YJP’s Mentorship Council, providing educational support and career guidance to young entrepreneurs in the greater YJP community. “It was a truly memorable evening. The sheer amount of talent in the room was astounding, we looking forward to seeing great things from the new additions to the Mentorship Council,” said Ben Rohr, Director of Heritage at YJP.

After the ceremony, a grand party was held, bedecked with fine cuisine, and open bars with high-power networking. YJP will be launching many new initiatives throughout 2018, as it continues to grow its community of 10,000+ professionals and over 1,500 leading CEOs.

Program Sponsors Included:
JSwipe, JDate and Sphere Software.

2018 Honorees of the YJP 40 Under 40 Gala:

  • David Yarus, Founder of mllnnl
  • Howard Katzenberg, Chief Financial Officer of OnDeck
  • David Ash, Principal at Prince Realty Advisors, LLC
  • Noah Snyder, Founding Research Partner at Incline Global Management
  • Daniel Allen, CEO and Founder of SIPCOM
  • Eugene Babenko, President of Quality Specialty Pharmacy, Inc
  • Zohar Dayan, Co-Founder & CEO of Wibbitz
  • Melissa Ben-Ishay, CEO of Baked by Melissa
  • Josh Fox, Co-founder and CEO of Bottom Line Concepts
  • Rachel Kaplowitz, CEO of Honey
  • Jared Feldman, CEO of Canvs
  • Mark Zablow, CEO of Cogent Entertainment Marketing
  • Stefani Berkin, President of Rutenberg NYC
  • Eric Berry, CEO of TripleLift
  • Aaron Borenstein, Owner of Home Evolution Corp
  • Adam Feldman, Acquisitions at HFZ Capital Group
  • Leon Ginsburg, CEO of Sphere Software
  • Jordan Levine, Founder of Yale Productions
  • Jason Guss, CEO and Founder of Octane Lending
  • Nathan Hoffman, Executive Vice President at Madrag and 10 Spot
  • Gavriel Kahane, Principal at Arkhouse Partner
  • Aimee Kestenberg, Co-founder and Creative Director at The Affordable Luxury Group
  • Devin Kulka, CEO of the Kulka Group
  • Nicole Lapin, Founder of Nothing but Gold Productions
  • David Levine, Managing Director of Blackstone’s Real Estate Group
  • Beri Meric, CEO of Ivy
  • Adam Meshberg, Principal at Meshberg Group
  • Laura Rapaport, Managing Director at L&L Holding Company
  • Joshua Sason, CEO of Magna
  • Ryan Sasson, CEO of Strategic Financial Solutions
  • Joshua Schneps, CEO and Co-Publisher of Schneps Communications
  • Jeff Schultz, Managing Director, and Chief Compliance Officer- GPB Capital Holdings, LLC
  • Scott Shnay, Principal of SK Development
  • Richard Smullen, CEO of Pypestream
  • Jason Tillis, President of Imperial Dade
  • Marcelo Tribuj, CEO of Truelogic
  • Ryan Urban, CEO of BounceX
  • Jake Weinig, Founding Partner at Malachite Capital Management
  • David Greenberg, Founder & CEO of Updater
  • Brian Koffler, President of Koffler Legal and Consulting Services

About Young Jewish Professionals (YJP): The YJP Organization is the world’s largest community of business leaders, executives, and investors to teach, mentor, and invest in the new generation of Jewish business leaders. Our community of leaders, executives, and professionals are dedicated to combining their efforts to make the world a better place through Goodness & Kindness.

Contact: Erica Strumwasser