Bonnie Zaben, COO

Bonnie shepherds the firm’s personnel, finance and operations. She is responsible for all operational facets of AC Lion’s business model, and keeps AC Lion on the cutting edge of technology.

  • Bonnie joined AC Lion in 2003 after 15 years in Higher Education Administration in NYC

  • She single-handedly launched a brand new student center at Columbia University, managing the transition from construction site to constructive engagement

  • Spent 15 years at the Jewish Theological Seminary, where she rapidly rose through the ranks, running Student Services and Facilities Management during a period of explosive growth

  • At the Seminary, she oversaw facilities spanning 325,000 square feet, spread over four city blocks, and supervised over 50 employees

  • Received her BA and Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland and was a doctoral candidate in History

  • Enjoys folk dance, crossword puzzles, is a former JEOPARDY! contestant, and an avid NY Liberty (WNBA) and University of Maryland Terps basketball fan

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