Wendy Singer has served as Executive Director of Start-Up Nation Central since its founding in 2013. Start-Up Nation Central is an independent non-profit that builds bridges to Israeli innovation. Before joining SNC, Singer concluded a 23-year career at AIPAC. She was Director of AIPAC's Israel Office for sixteen years. Prior to emigrating to Israel in 1994, Singer served as a registered AIPAC lobbyist on Capitol Hill. She also served for five years as a staff aide for three Members of Congress, focusing on foreign policy issues.