Jewish Federation of Nashville CEO Search Committee Announcement

Dear Nashville Jewish Community Members:

We are pleased to announce that the search process for the new CEO of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is now underway. Our first step has been to convene a Search Committee, comprised of a broad group of dedicated individuals that represent the diversity of our growing Nashville Jewish Community. The Search Committee will be undertaking a national search and is charged with identifying and interviewing candidates for this important leadership position.

We are deeply grateful to the following individuals who have generously agreed to serve on the Search Committee: Billy Eskind, Lori Fishel, Amy Goldstein, Steve Hirsch, Aron Karabel, Leslie Kirby, Ellen Levitt, Hayley Levy, Jan Liff, Eric Mirowitz, Mike Shmerling, Cara Suvall, Moshe Werthan, Fred Zimmerman.

We have begun listening sessions with donors to help us identify community priorities and goals for our next CEO. We will continue sessions with additional stakeholders to discuss communal issues in November. Your input is valuable to this process and we encourage you to share your thoughts by emailing the Search Committee at We will be providing periodic updates to the community as the search proceeds.

Thank you for your commitment to the Nashville Jewish Federation and Foundation. We look forward to an engaging process.


Leslie Kirby, Federation President and Search Committing Chair

Fred Zimmerman, Search Committee Co-Chair



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