Amanda Abrams was raised in Brookhaven, MS and New Orleans, LA. She received camp scholarships and college aid from JCRS to attend the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, she is the Executive Director of Zalik Foundation of Atlanta. Formerly, she was Chief Program Information Officer of the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, and the Vice President of Community Impact for the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta. Before moving to Atlanta, Amanda worked for the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life in Jackson, MS. She and husband Ben Dorfman have two children – Colin and Wyatt.