Elisheva Thompson

Director, Brand & Marketing

Bringing to light

A killer brand experience for our growing audiences, at large and online

The basics

Elisheva Thompson has an extensive background in marketing and communications, specializing in brand strategy, digital marketing, and graphic and experience design. Originally from Los Angeles, she is a Jewish spirituality enthusiast, and is passionate about giving Jewish communities a voice and an online presence.

Elisheva has provided digital marketing and creative direction to numerous organizations within both private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to UpStart, she served as the Communications Director at Congregation Tikvat Jacob Beth Torah in Manhattan Beach, and at UpStart Venture Accelerator alum, Eshel. She currently serves on the board of SVIVAH – connecting and celebrating Jewish women – and ASC, a local conservation initiative in her new hometown of Minneapolis.

How Elisheva finds meaning and comes together with others

A regular Shabbat dinner host, Elisheva finds meaning in moments where food, wine, and the right mixture of people combine to create magic, diversity, and authentic connection. She is also an aspiring shelichat tzibbur – prayer leader – and enjoys spending time in religious community.

Elisheva is always eager to connect with bold, likeminded leaders in the Jewish community. Find her on Instagram and Clubhouse in conversation on personal branding, spirituality, and activism.