Jmore's Jewish Entrepreneur Networking Event
Jill Smokler - Founder / New York Times Bestselling Author
Wendy Bronfein, Director of Marketing for Curio Wellness. With a diverse background in creative services, business, and writing, Ms. Bronfein most recently served as creative director for the Emmy-award winning, Live with Kelly & Michael. Previously, Wendy lent her talents to global entertainment brands, including MTV, BBCAmerica, and NBC Universal. As an integrated marketer, she has seamlessly connected Fortune 500 companies through innovative, effective, brand-defining campaigns. Wendy earned her MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business, specializing in entrepreneurship/innovation and marketing.
Hanan Sibel was married for 60 years to Carole Chaimson Sibel. Carole passed away 4 years ago. They have 3 children, Steven, Todd and Cara and seven grandchildren. Hanan attended School 64 and then School 49, Baltimore City College, and University of Maryland at College Park. He was drafted upon graduating and served 2 years in the U.S. Army. Hanan returned to Baltimore and attended the University of Maryland Law School, graduating in 1958. Hanan served on the Law School board of visitors for 22 years. He also served on the Chancellor’s advisory council for Chancellors Toll, Langenberg and Kirwin. Business/Community : Chaimson Food Brokerage 43 years as CEO and Chairman, Owner. Hanan sold the company 20 years ago and is currently involved with Caves Valley Partners. Directorships: 1st Mariner Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Signal 13 Police Foundation (6th President), Baltimore County Revenue Authority Chairman. Jewish Community: Hanan has an esteemed record... Chairman of Israel Bonds for State of Maryland, Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore Board of Directors; Campaign chairman for Associated Jewish Federation of Baltimore; Founder of Maryland Israel Development Corporation which is now an agency of the Associated. Vice President of Jewish National Fund. Carole and Hanan chaired the First Gala for Sinai hospital. Carole and Hanan chaired the first two Galas for the Friends of Israel Defense Forces where Hanan remains an advisor and Gala Honoree.
Jill Smokler, the founder of Scary Mommy, Jill has spent the last ten years creating and curating online content for parents, having grown her one-time “mommy blog” into one of the most influential digital parenting properties in the world. During her tenure at Scary Mommy — most recently as Chief Content Officer — Jill used candor, humor, and humility to redefine the role and influence of parents online. Her commitment to publishing honest, compelling, and sometimes controversial content, combined with her uncanny sense of how parents are willing to interact with brands online, created a new kind of digital parenting ecosystem that has given moms a voice and brands a roadmap for engaging the sought after mom audience. Jill is also a recognized thought leader who frequently speaks at women-centric events, conferences and on-air. In 2017, by Forbes magazine named Jill a top ten parenting influencer.
JBiz EntrepreneurTuesday, June 04, 2019 6:00 PM