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Katie Spiegler enjoys reading, running and spending time with her children 

Katie, 33, senior manager at BDO USA, LLP, attended Jewish summer camps and has been to Israel and says Judaism has shaped the person she is today. The Beachwood resident and Beachwood Kehilla member thanks Judaism for giving her the courage and strength to make courageous decisions and take on challenges. It has given her the faith to accept the things that she doesn’t understand and the framework to work every day to  make the world a better place than she left it.

Why did you choose Cleveland?

It is a wonderful place to raise a family.

If you were the mayor of Cleveland, what would be your highest priority?

Spread the word about what an amazing place Cleveland is. I would create a task force focused on how to attract and retain people to the city.

What nonprofit organizations do you affiliate with beyond donating?

Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Cleveland Mikvah Society, Camp Stone and Fuchs Mizrachi School.

Do you have an Israel experience?

I spent a year in Israel between high school and college and have been there on many vacations. The best experience that I had was touring the country with a Tanach. This experience was so inspiring because it gave me the ability to make our Jewish history come to life in the most meaningful way.

Who are your mentors?

For me, mentorship is an important aspect of my life, so I have a number of mentors that cover different areas of my life. I have mentors that I look to in my business life, mentors that help me with work-life balance and mentors who keep me focused on religion and community affairs. All of these people are my village.

What one Jewish experience of yours stands out over others?

For me, mentorship is an important aspect of my life, so I have a number of mentors that cover different areas of my life. I have mentors that I look to in my business life, mentors that help me with work-life balance and mentors who keep me focused on religion and community affairs. All of these people are my village.


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