Community Outreach Advisory Council
Financial Services Compliance Consultant
Monisha is a seasoned financial services professional and compliance consultant. She has more than 20 years of experience with global banks, including as a senior branch examiner and business transformation analyst. Monisha is also a Certified Financial Educator Instructor (CFEI) and Financial Coach. Monisha is actively involved in non-profit organizations that support civil rights and social action, economic empowerment and children.
Founder, Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research (CLEAR)
Spencer is the Founder and Director of the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower LGBTQIA+ households, organizations, and communities with fair and affirming access to financial education and financial services. Spencer has been a community rights advocate for over 15 years and has worked with many non-profits in various communications, campaign, and direct-services roles, including as a counselor offering financial and credit education to clients.
Founder, Farm Sahel
Madjalia is the Founder and Director of FarmSahel, a non-profit organization whose mission is to unlock the potential of Sahel communities in Africa, with a particular focus on helping women achieve economic independence through sustainable permaculture. The organization supplies seeds, seedlings and natural fertilizers, and provides educational resources and training to Sahel communities. Madjalia is a dedicated non-profit finance professional with the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments and work cross-functionally to achieve collective goals.
Co-chair SCORE Northeast NJ
An experienced business leader and entrepreneur, Mike now devotes his time volunteering with various non-profit organizations. He is passionate about assisting communities in need and promoting entrepreneurship as a path to creating generational wealth. Mike is the Vice Chair of SCORE Northeast New Jersey and a Certified Mentor. He is also Advisory Board Chair for the Bergen County Salvation Army and previously volunteered with a Workforce Development Program at a local halfway house.
Scott is a seasoned Financial Advisor and the Founder of an advisory firm that has served his local community for many years. He is also a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP®). As an active community member, Scott has served in leadership positions for many charitable organizations dedicated to his hometown, the arts, health and children's services, including as Trustee of Montclair Public Library Foundation, Board Member of Montclair Economic Development Corporation and fundraising for Circle of Life Children's Center.
Rabbi Rubashkin serves as a Chabad Rabbi in Florida. He is intimately aware of the challenges families face when a loved one is incarcerated. Rabbi Rubashkin is devoted to assisting impacted individuals during this difficult time, and providing guidance to enable them to attain financial security.