Our Professional Staff

Alex Pomerantz

Executive Director
(410) 523-2446, Extension 21

Alex Pomerantz has always had a passion for helping the Jewish community. Originally from Silver Spring Maryland, Alex moved to the Tidewater area in 1993 and was actively involved as a lay leader in the Tidewater Jewish community for 19 years. In 2011, Alex turned his passion into a career as a Jewish professional.  Alex has put his passion to work for the Simon Family Jewish Community Center, the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF) and now as the Executive Director for Beth Am synagogue.

Alex’s passion for the Jewish community has led him to Baltimore and will now do everything he can to move Beth Am in the right direction for its members and the community.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys playing poker, golf, eating at local restaurants and spending time with family and friends.

Please feel free to contact Alex with any questions you have.

Jamie Aaron

Director of Congregational Engagement and Programming
(410) 523-2446, Extension 1130

Jamie was born and raised in Montgomery County, and is a proud product of congregational education (Kehilat Shalom in Gaithersburg), youth group (BBYO and USY), and camp (Capital Camps, summers 1998-2009). These foundational experiences led Jamie to pursue her passion for Jewish education and engagement after earning her Bachelor’s in History and Historic Preservation at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC. After graduation, Jamie made her way to Houston, TX, where she spent almost six years filling various roles in the Jewish community as an educator and youth professional. Jamie is thrilled to be back in her home state and looks forward to changing seasons, rooting for her favorite sports teams in person and spending time with her family.

Devora Cohen

Front Office Administrator/Rabbi’s Assistant
(410) 523-2446, Extension 1111

Devora joined the Beth Am team just before Rosh Hashanah in 2019 as the administrative assistant, following her move to Baltimore from Detroit, MI. Devora has now taken on the role of the Rabbi’s assistant as well. She recently graduated from Towson University with a major in Psychology and Minor in Sociology. Devora is now in graduate school at Towson University studying Human Resource Development.

Jennifer Millard

Financial Coordinator
(410) 523-2446, Extension 1120

Jen comes to Beth Am with an extensive background in customer service and leadership, having worked as an office manager, operational support at local brokerages, in retail management, and as a Kindergarten teacher and director of preschool. Jen has a passion for writing and graduated from Salisbury University (Go Gulls!) with a degree in Elementary Education. In her spare time, Jen is a wedding officiant and a freelance copy editor, with dreams of one day opening a cozy bookstore! Jen is the mother of twin teenagers and lives with her husband and children in Overlea. A proud Baltimorean, Jen is honored to have a role helping advance Beth Am Synagogue.

Jake Max

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator

Jake graduated from Emory University in 2016 with a degree in Strategy & Management Consulting. He comes to Beth Am with marketing and engagement experience from his time at Repair the World, Charm City Tribe, and Home Rehabilitation Network. In his free time, Jake enjoys producing amateur dance music and playing pickup basketball. He is excited to join this dynamic team at a pivotal time for Jewish engagement.