Eric D. Fingerhut

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc.

Eric D. Fingerhut

Eric D. Fingerhut

President & Chief Executive Officer at The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc.
Hillel International

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2140

Primary Location

Columbus, OH, United States

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

05/06/1959 - Cleveland, OH, United States

Age

61

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Director at Hillel International

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Vice Chairman at Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago

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Director at GOJO Industries, Inc.

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Former President at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc.

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Member, Board of Overseers at Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc.

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Chairman at Capital Investors Advisory Corporation

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Executive Director at Hillel at Kent State University

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Campus Rabbi & Associate Director, the Yudowitz Center for Jewish Campus Life at Hillel International

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Senior Philanthropic Advisor & President Emeritus at Wexner Foundation

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Eric D. Fingerhut
President & Chief Executive Officer at The Jewish Federations of North America, Inc.
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Education
Degree in Law
Class of 1984
Bachelor of Science with Highest Honors
Class of 1981
Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2019 - Current

The Jewish Federations of North America promotes, supports and leads 154 Jewish Federations and 300 Independent Network communities across North America. Jewish Federations are collectively one of the largest charitable organizations in the world, and are improving the quality of life for people in our community, in Israel and in more than 70 countries every day.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2013 - 2019

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

Vice President, Education & STEM Learning
2011 - 2013

Every day, the people of Battelle Memorial Institute apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. Battelle is the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, with over 22,000 employees at more than 130 locations globally. A 501(c)(3) charitable trust, Battelle was founded on industrialist Gordon Battelle’s vision that business and scientific interests can go hand-in-hand as forces for positive change. Today, Battelle manages the world’s leading national laboratories and maintains a contract research portfolio spanning consumer and industrial, energy and environment, health and pharmaceutical and national security. We are valued for our independence and ability to innovate within virtually any business or research climate. From large government agencies and multi-national corporations to small start-ups and incubator projects, Battelle provides the resources, brainpower and flexibility to fulfill our clients’ needs. Battelle’s own mission includes a strong charitable commitment to community development and education. That’s why we support staff volunteer efforts; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education programs; and philanthropic projects in the communities we serve.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Member, Advisory Committee
Current
Chairman, Board of Commissioners
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2016
$1,000 - $2,499
2014
$2,500 - $4,999
2012
Political Donations
Political Donations Received
$500
2004
$250
2004
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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