Aaron is both an experienced entrepreneur and intrapreneur, having worked in key strategy, operations, and leadership roles for Jewish nonprofits and private-sector businesses. Prior to UpStart, Aaron served as Director of Special Projects and a Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, The Peninsula, Marin, and Sonoma Counties. For five years, he served in senior leadership at BBYO, including three years as its Chief Field Officer. Aaron holds an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a Certificate in Informal Jewish Education from Hebrew College in Boston. Aaron founded Endangered Spirit, a successful Jewish edu-tourism business that led environmental education trips throughout the United States, Central America, and South America.