Beth Mann (she/her) is an organizational consultant specializing in Jewish communal institutions in the areas of organizational strategy and financial resource development. She has served as the interim CEO for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, and currently serves as Senior Philanthropic Advisor to the JCC Association of North America, development advisor to Shutaf (Israel), and professional advisor to JFACT. Her advice and guidance is sought out by a diverse collection of organizations and institutions.
Previously, Beth was Vice President, Institutional Advancement, of the Jewish Federations of North America. In this role, Beth was responsible for the development and implementation of a corporate philanthropy and sponsorship strategy, bringing resources and support to national programs and services, as well as local federation needs. Beth also developed articles, papers and speeches around the critical issues facing our community today, and was a source for nearly every department at JFNA with respect to strategic messaging and alignment.
Prior to holding this position, Beth was Associate Vice President, overseeing all the Development Affinities which serve our communities. In that capacity, Beth supervised professionals in National Women’s Philanthropy, National Young Leadership, Young Adult Populations and OTZMA. Beth spearheaded strategies for campaign development, as well as outreach and engagement and leadership development of the next generation of Jewish participants, working together with a cadre of likely situated organizations and entrepreneurs which seek to enrich and strengthen Jewish community.
Beth was previously Managing Director of JFNA’s National Women’s Philanthropy, and began her career at JFNA as Director of National Young Leadership.
Prior to JFNA, Beth was the Executive Director of the 14th Street Y and Assistant Executive Director of the Educational Alliance for Jewish Community Center Services in New York City. Beth was a practicing attorney prior to her entree into the Jewish communal field.
She is an alumna of the Wexner Heritage Foundation, the Institute for Not-For-Profit Management from Columbia University Business School and Weiner Educational Center of UJA- Federation of New York, and the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC. She is a past recipient of the Matthew Elson Award of Distinction for Professional of the Year of the Association for Jewish Center Professionals, and a Board Member and/or Officer of several Jewish communal organizations.
A native New Yorker, Beth earned her B.A. in Political Science from Barnard College, Columbia University, and her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University.