Tzivia has a degree in Jewish Studies from UCLA and a law degree from Loyola Law School. She practiced law for several years before becoming the Western States Counsel for the Anti-Defamation League. She left the ADL after almost seven years to serve as the Community Liaison on DreamWorks’ first animated film, the Prince of Egypt. Tzivia served as the Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at the Jewish Federation, responsible for the work of the Jewish Community Relation’s Committee.
Tzivia and her husband, Steve, were both born and raised in Los Angeles and, with their three children, are members of Adat Ari El synagogue.