Deva Hirsch is an accomplished philanthropic and nonprofit professional with local, national and international leadership experience. Deva is the Executive Director of the Paul & Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation which is focused on bringing entrepreneurial vision and resources to support transformational change in communities.  She previously served as Executive Director of the Abraham & Phyllis Katz Foundation in Atlanta, Georgia; and as Vice President for Program at the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.  Deva is the Founder and President Emeritus of Hands on Tokyo, a cross-cultural clearinghouse matching corporate and volunteer interests with community needs. She also serves on the Advisory Committees for the U.S.-Japan Council, GreenLight Fund Boston and on the JVS Client Services Committee. Deva has an MA in Urban and Environmental Policy and Nonprofit Management from Tufts University and a BA in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Georgia.