Rhoda Weisman Consulting, Rhoda Weisman President:

 

Rhoda Weisman specializes in talent and leadership development in the workplace, at all levels.  She advises and coaches organization to hire, train, retain and leverage their best talent to greatly increase their leadership effectiveness and community impact. A recognized expert in “next generation” talent development, Rhoda has been at the forefront of innovation for the Jewish community.

Rhoda was the Founding Executive Director of the Professional Leaders Project (PLP), conceptualized in 2004 to address the talent crisis in the Jewish community. PLP became a model for developing and mentoring next generation leaders and “turning Jewish leadership over to the next generation.” Both the “Wall Street Journal” and the “Los Angeles Times” dubbed her a trendsetter in leadership training and development.

Previously, during more than a decade as Chief Creative Officer at Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, Rhoda envisioned and co-founded 15 national and global ventures for college students, and Gen X and Y alumni.  Ventures included the inaugural Hillel Birthright Israel program, Steinhardt Jewish Campus Service Corp, Campus Leaders Initiative among others. Rhoda coached and trained thousands of professional, student and volunteers leaders in community building and engagement techniques still utilized and taught today. Since May, 2009, Rhoda has consulted with 25 national and local organizations and coached over 100 next-gen, non-profit executives to greatly maximize effectiveness in program impact, fundraising, board-building and lay and professional management. Graduates from the ventures Rhoda spearheaded are professional/volunteer leaders in Jewish and secular life across the globe.

Residing in Los Angeles, California Rhoda is a dedicated volunteer chaplain at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: a mentor to children and teens: and serves as an active board member of several organizations.  She received the prestigious Allan J Kassin Award for outstanding professional achievement and the Bobbi Asimov Mentoring award. Rhoda is a proud alumnus of Brandeis University, the Wexner Heritage Leadership program and the Ikar-LA community.

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