Jason Ross is entering his second year on the YLD Board. Born in Highland Park, IL, Jason attended Highland Park High School. Jason went on to Syracuse University where he played football and majored in Entrepreneurship with a focus on real estate and finance. Jason currently is Director of Capital Markets for Vennpoint Real Estate - a real estate private equity firm focusing on value-add opportunities. Prior to Vennpoint, Jason was at Cohen Financial, a real estate investment banking firm, where he specialized in capital raising for commercial real estate. Jason began his career at Racebrook Capital, a small real estate private equity firm based in NYC. Jason is a member of the Ben Gurion Society and has attended many JUF events; he is excited to continue his involvement in JUF.