Amy A. B. Bressman

President at UJA-Federation of New York

Amy A. B. Bressman

Amy A. B. Bressman

President at UJA-Federation of New York

Biography

Amy A. B. Bressman

President

Deeply committed to the Jewish people her entire life, Amy believes that taking an active role in shaping the Jewish future is both a responsibility and an opportunity. Before becoming UJA’s president, Amy served in a number of positions at UJA. Most recently, she focused on Jewish identity and next-generation engagement, and was chair of the Jewish Life Department.

Amy has also served on UJA’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Her earlier involvement included being on the Executive Committee of Business and Professional Women and the National Women’s Young Leadership Cabinet. During that time, she founded the New York Young Couples Division and was honored with the Leadership Development Division’s Humanitarian Service Award.

Amy has held a number of leadership positions at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, including serving on its Executive Committee. She was the first woman chair of Park Avenue Synagogue. She was a Wexner Heritage Fellow, chair of the Board of Trustees of the Town School, and vice chair of National Hillel.

A proud native of Wichita, Kansas, Amy previously had a career at IBM in marketing. She and her husband, Robert, have three children: Will (and Lindsay), Teddy (and Ali), Ellie (and Matthew), and two grandchildren. She currently lives in Manhattan.

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UJA-Federation of New York

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Founding Partner at JW Levin Management Partners LLC

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President, UJA Federation of New York's Women's Philanthropy at UJA-Federation of New York

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Treasurer & Director at UJA-Federation of New York

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General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary at UJA-Federation of New York

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Founder at Jose Eber, Inc.

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Honorary Member, Board of Directors at UJA-Federation of New York

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Senior Advisor to the Chairman at Genesis Prize Foundation

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Former President at UJA-Federation of New York

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Member, Long Island Women Cabinet at UJA-Federation of New York

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Member, Board of Directors at The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

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President at UJA-Federation of New York
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UJA-Federation of New York cares for those in need, rescues those in harm’s way, and renews and strengthens the Jewish people in New York, in Israel, and around the world. Funds raised by UJA-Federation sustain the activities of health, human-service, educational, and community agencies. Every day, these community-based organizations provide a multitude of services that improve and enhance people’s lives.

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Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
Prior

The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 550 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of Hillels on campuses and communities around the world. Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel’s vision is of a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students of all backgrounds, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel teaches students relationship-building skills in a Jewish context and sets the framework for delivering the Jewish future. Our experience over the past 90 years has resulted in a personal, professional and global impact on the future of Jewish peoplehood. Hillel professionals on campus encourage students to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results

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2004

Kids In Distressed Situations, Inc. provides children with new clothing, toys, basic necessities, juvenile products and books. The firm operates as a charity of retailers, manufacturers and licensors of children's and youth products, in partnership with foundations, that provides new clothing, toys, basic necessities, juvenile products, and books to underprivileged and disaster-stricken children. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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The largest Jewish campus organization in the world, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life provides opportunities for Jewish students at more than 550 colleges and universities to explore and celebrate their Jewish identity through its global network of Hillels on campuses and communities around the world. Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel’s vision is of a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students of all backgrounds, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel teaches students relationship-building skills in a Jewish context and sets the framework for delivering the Jewish future. Our experience over the past 90 years has resulted in a personal, professional and global impact on the future of Jewish peoplehood. Hillel professionals on campus encourage students to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results

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Amy A. B. Bressman is affiliated with UJA-Federation of New York, Hillel International

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