Alyssa Latala joined as Director of Engagement, part of Am Shalom's Executive Team, in July 2017. She previously served as Director of Technology and Social Media Strategy. Before coming to Am Shalom, Alyssa was a program director for Big Tent Judaism, an independent, trans-denominational Jewish outreach organization. She's also worked for two non-profit consulting firms, a small family foundation and the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.
Alyssa manages Am Shalom's various communiation platforms, including the KOL (our monthly newsletter), KOLbytes (our weekly email), the Am Shalom website and our social media pages. She also serves as a first point of contact for prospective and new members, as they begin their Am Shalom journey.
When she's not at the temple, Alyssa's favorite role is mom to her boys, Ben and Sam.