About us

The Herb Amster Center offers high quality training and development programs for organizations wishing to enhance their talent base and support their employees. The Center is the social enterprise arm of JFS, a social services agency based in Ann Arbor, which has been serving the whole community since 1993.

Find out more about our training, and how you can support the Center through corporate partnership.


About Herb Amster

Herb Amster was a local entrepreneur, a generous mentor and a celebrated leader. He led a prolific career in entrepreneurship and was a dedicated community member. To honor his memory, JFS launched The Herb Amster Center in 2011. The Center actualizes advice Amster often gave JFS: to bring sustainability to the agency through long-term financial stability. The mission of the Amster Center is to enhance economic stability for individuals and families by developing revenue-generating businesses for JFS. 

Do good things, but remember the bottom line so you can do more Good things. - Herb Amster