Jay Tenenbaum Named Development Director of Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County
PLANTATION, Fla. – Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County (JFS) has named Jay Tenenbaum as the organization’s Chief Development Officer. In the position, Tenenbaum will develop and implement cost-effective strategies for marketing and raising funds to benefit JFS and its operations.
Tenenbaum joins Goodman JFS from ORT America, where he served as a regional director, helping raise funds to provide educational opportunities for some 3000,000 students in more than 50 countries.
“Jay’s leadership skills, personality and passion for making the world a better place, mirror the tenets embraced by Goodman JFS of Broward,” notes Chief Executive Officer Jacob Schreiber. “We look for Jay’s leadership, networking and fundraising talents to create new opportunities for our organization so we may better serve people in need throughout Broward County.”
Prior to ORT America, Tenenbaum was chief development officer for Jewish Family and Career Services in Atlanta, where he increased annual giving by 78 percent and donor numbers by 71 percent. He began his work in non-profits as director of Corporate Licensing Products and National Donor Relations for the Jewish National Fund (JNF), later serving as JNF’s director for the Southeast Region.
Recipient of the R.E. Dorough and Whitehead Foundation academic scholarships, Tenenbaum earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism cum laude from the University of Georgia with a major in Advertising and minor in Marketing. Early on in his post-academic career, he realized his skills as a business consultant and marketing guru.
Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County (JFS) is dedicated to empowering individuals, strengthening families and protecting the vulnerable by providing exceptional social services to the entire community, based on Jewish values. The agency has been assisting residents and Holocaust survivors in Broward County for more than 54 years. Goodman JFS provides services to Holocaust survivors and Broward County residents of all faiths who are in need. Its ongoing community outreach brings hope, dignity and joy to the lives of so many in need throughout Broward County. For more details, visit www.JFSBroward.org.