Mindy Finkelstein Rieger
Director, Conference & Events
Mindy grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles before graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a BA in Film Studies. She began her professional career working on sound stages in Hollywood for various television productions including Yes, Dear and The New Adventures of Old Christine. Mindy ended her production career overseeing budgets and casting for multiple shows for NBC Universal. Working on the backlot of Universal Studios allowed Mindy to spend her lunch hour having fun riding the Jurassic Park ride!
In 2009, Mindy moved to San Francisco to take her skills as a producer and turn them into event planning for nonprofits. She spent the last seven years as a Director of Development planning fundraising events for the City of Hope organization, overseeing their corporate development campaigns for cancer research and treatment programs. She now lives in San Leandro with her husband Oren, and their pride-and-joy - a cat named Noodles. She is very active in the local community. During her free time, Mindy also volunteers for organizations involved with gun violence prevention.