Tommy Hoffman, Executive Director
Tommy’s experience as a Herzl summer staff shaped his life and connection to the Jewish community. Coming back to lead camp is a dream come true. Developing Herzl’s program and expanding Herzl’s reach are Tommy’s top priorities. Reach out any time to talk camp with Tommy!

Danya Kornblum, Director of Camp & Culture
Danya oversees our summer counseling staff and the aspects of camp that support campers’ wellness and care. Danya works closely with our families throughout the year in order to best serve our campers’ needs.

Holly Guncheon, Advancement Director
Holly has been with camp since 2007. Holly manages all our fundraising and friendraising activities as well as our communications and marketing efforts.


Gary Kibort, Operations Director
Gary works behind the scenes to manage camp’s finances, properties, and security. His 19 years with camp in a variety of roles ensures that campers and staff are in a safe and secure environment.

Michael Arato, Director of Program Innovation
Michael oversees the overall camp program, ensuring ample opportunities for camper participation and growth. Michael also focuses on staff engagement, enjoyment, and success.

wendy croppedWendy Clyman, Advancement Assistant
Wendy is here to help you with donations to camp.  Reach out to Wendy if you need a tribute or memorial card sent or to update your contact information.

Casey Denver, RN, Director of Health Services
Casey is responsible for overseeing the overall operations of the health center and meeting the healthcare needs of campers and staff.

David Getzkin, Operations Manager
David recently joined the Herzl year-round team after many years as seasonal staff. David is focused on keeping our facility in top shape, managing our food service, and transportation.

Hannah Gilfix, Assistant Director
Hannah grew up at Herzl Camp as a camper and summer staff. She continued her camping experience as a Fellow at the Foundation for Jewish Camp before returning to Herzl. Her experience in the national Jewish camping community informs her passion for camp!

Katie Rosenberg, Community Engagement Manager
Katie keeps the Herzl Family connected! If you’d like to get involved, Katie is ready to put you to work to help Herzl thrive today, tomorrow and forever. She plans and manages our community events and manages the Herzl Career Caravan, a private networking site for camp people.

Beth Shapiro, Mental Health Consultant
Beth supports camp with mental health consulting services during the summer. A private practice psychotherapist in Minneapolis, Beth coaches staff around providing extra support for campers with mental and emotional health needs.


Brad Spafford, Facility Manager
Brad manages our facility in Webster, Wisconsin which covers 120+ acres and includes over 60 buildings.  From snowplowing to painting, Brad’s the guy!