Corporate attorney brings more than a decade of experience with technology industry to new position
Amarel Green, a corporate attorney and a former Operations Coordinator of the Israeli Air Force, has joined American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) as Director of Development, Silicon Valley.
Amarel has more than ten years of experience in the tech industry. She has held positions with leading Silicon Valley and Israeli law firms, specializing in restructurings, financings, and mergers + acquisitions.
"I'm very much looking forward to representing Tel Aviv University in Silicon Valley," Green says. "The university has played a major role in building Israel's reputation as the 'Start-up Nation.' Our goal is to expand on the school's and its alumni's already formidable success in technology-related businesses."
"Amarel will be a great asset to our west coast development team," says AFTAU President & CEO Gail Reiss. "Her enthusiasm and network will be terrific additions to our professional group in California."
Before joining AFTAU, Amarel was General Counsel of eWave Group, an international provider of IT solutions, with a portfolio of nine companies. Prior to that, she held the position of Senior Legal Counsel and Secretary of Clal Finance, the financial arm of Clal Insurance, part of Israel's IDB Group.
With the Israeli Air Force, Amarel served as an Operations Coordinator of an F-16 combat squadron. In that position, she managed pilot activities for the Operations Center and handled multiple highly sensitive security tasks.
Amarel earned her LL.B degree from the Academic College of Law in Ramat Gan, a branch of Hebrew University, graduating magna cum laude in 2001. Fluent in English, Hebrew and French, and conversational in Spanish, she is married to Ido Green, is a mother of two boys and lives in Los Altos, CA, where she is very involved with Silicon Valley's Jewish community.