Brittany Finney joined Temple Isaiah’s Board of Trustees in 2020. Britt and her fiancé, James Conlon, joined the temple in 2019, shortly after settling back in Los Angeles.
Britt graduated Cum Laude from Brandeis University in 2017 with a dual B.A. in Global Studies and Anthropology, and then in 2018 with her M.A. in Global Studies, concentrating in refugee integration. While in Boston, Britt spent much of her time working with the International Institution of New England, counseling refugee and migrant clients from around the world about their integration into the US. Currently, Britt works at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger as a Development Associate, helping run fundraising campaigns and engaging in donor stewardship. At Temple Isaiah, Britt is heavily involved in Am Tzedek as a community organizing leader with OneLA. Britt also enjoys attending Torah Study classes and weekly Shabbat services.
On her maternal grandfather’s side, Britt is a 5th generation Californian, and 3rd generation Angeleno. Britt grew up in Palos Verdes, and still enjoys visiting there with James to hike and spend time with her family.