Dan Perla

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As Senior Director, Catalyzing Resources at Prizmah, Dan oversees a team that works with individual schools and communities of schools to maximize their non-tuition revenues in areas such as fundraising, endowment building, and enrollment management. Dan is also a thought leader in the area of day school sustainability and affordability and regularly consults with schools and communities of schools in these areas. Prior to joining Prizmah, Dan served as the Vice President for Program and Strategy at The Foundation for Jewish Camp and as a program officer in day school finance at the AVI CHAI Foundation. Dan spent nearly 18 years in the financial world. He worked as a security analyst and portfolio manager at leading investment firms, including Iridian Asset Management, Centurion Investment Group, and Soros Fund Management. Dan was privileged to serve as a Wexner Heritage Fellow and former board chair of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. He also serves on the boards of Mechon Hadar and SAR Academy, and the advisory board of the Jewish New Teacher Project. Dan is a graduate of NYU’s Stern School of Business and has master’s of business administration in management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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