Bringing to light

A tenacity to strengthen UpStart’s capacity and operations to more effectively serve the community

The basics

Jed is professionally focused on helping to growing and empower organizations in the Jewish, non-profit sector. Most recently he was the COO of Hazon, responsible for financial management, business operations and technology, and talent and board development. He began his career at UJA-Federation of New York, where he oversaw a $150 million annual grants portfolio.

Jed received an MPA in Public Finance from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service, and spent undergrad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Post college, he spent a year on Kibbutz Hazorea in Israel. He was also part of the first class of UJA’s Muehlstein Institute for Jewish Professional Leadership.

How Jed finds meaning and comes together with others

A passion for live jazz, writing comedy, long cycling ventures around the world, or hosting a bbq with friends and family in Park Slope or Brazil