Stosh Cotler Chief Executive Officer of Bend the Arc

Stosh Cotler is the Chief Executive Officer of Bend the Arc. Ms. Cotler has twenty years of leadership experience as an educator, trainer, and organizer within social and economic justice movements. The Jewish Daily Forward featured Ms. Cotler in the publication’s 14 Jewish Women To Watch in 2014 and again in the annual Forward 50 list of American Jews who have had the most impact on the national conversation. The Center for American Progress, a progressive public policy research and advocacy organization, included Stosh on their list of the “15 progressive faith leaders and groups to watch in 2015 as they work to bring about enduring change.”

Prior to becoming CEO, Ms. Cotler served as Bend the Arc’s Executive Vice President overseeing some of the organization’s most successful national growth strategies, including strategic mergers and affiliations. Prior to joining the organization in 2005, Ms. Cotler was the founder and director of an anti-violence organization for women and youth.