Staff

dsc02835-copyTracy Wiessbrod, M.S. Ed., Director of Child Education

Growing up in a generous and responsive family set the foundation for my altruism. When college expanded my world view and made me more socially-conscious, I began to volunteer with Big Sisters and NY Cares. Graduate school led me to understand the profound benefit of hands-on volunteering for all ages. Born and raised in New York, and now raising my own family in Los Angeles, I make kindness and compassion an intrinsic part of our daily behavior and approach to life. Read More …


dsc02877-copy-2Marissa Nadjarian, M.Ed.,  Director of Parent Education

As a native Angeleno, I am honored to be a part of A Magic Penny’s leadership team to help families experience philanthropy and strengthen our Los Angeles community through service. Read More …

 


dsc02888Gwen Fung, Director of Finances

Gwen was a native of Hong Kong where she started life surrounded by the warmth of her extended family. From the days since she could walk, Gwen could remember visiting the church on a daily basis. It is in these formative years that Gwen was first exposed to the idea of helping others, and the culture of friendship and compassion from her grandmother’s generation with which it came much like second nature. Read More …


Janet Bornstein, Volunteer Coordinator

I’m so excited to be a part of A Magic Penny. What an amazing opportunity to be part of something bigger than myself. It’s been a joy to watch my 2 children Adam and Sarah as their eyes have been open to the world surrounding them. Using my staffing and personnel background, I am able to act as the liaison for the Volunteers and Staff for the planning and execution of our amazing events, workshops and volunteer opportunities. Read More …

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