Director, The Network
Ned joined The Jewish Federation as a Senior Philanthropic Officer in August of 2017 and became the Director of The Network in May of 2018. Originally from Princeton, NJ, he attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he received his B.A in Political Science. After graduation, Ned moved to Boston where he lived for four years. While there, he worked for Combined Jewish Philanthropies and then spent some time working in higher education while pursuing his MBA. In 2015, Ned took a role at the Jewish Federation of Columbus, Ohio working on their fundraising team.
Ned is extremely passionate about creating a vibrant Jewish community and ensuring Jewish continuity; he feels that Federation provides the best platform to make this – and so much more – a reality. He is excited to enhance The Network’s visibility as a hub for professionals in Greater Washington, a community that has been built and driven by Jewish business leaders.
Ned lives with his wife Danielle and their daughter Tovah in Rockville.
Development Officer, The Network
Yoav joined The Jewish Federation in August, 2016 as a Development Officer for The Network. Yoav’s primary functions focus on building relationships with members of the community, advocating for the Federation’s impact in the Greater Washington area, in Israel and around the world, and bringing Jewish business leaders and professionals together.
Yoav grew up in a small kibbutz in Northern Israel, served in the IDF for three years and was first introduced to Federation in 2006, when he worked as a counselor at Capital Camps, a Federation partner, later returning for four additional summers to serve in various roles. After moving to the U.S. in 2012, Yoav spent time on Capitol Hill and worked with the United Nations Refugee Agency. Yoav received a B.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is passionate about the bond between the Jewish communities in the U.S. and Israel, and is fascinated by the plethora of Jewish backgrounds and experiences of the people he meets.
Development Officer, The Network
Stephanie joined The Jewish Federation in November 2017 as a Development Officer for The Network. Stephanie grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University where she received a B.A. in Anthropology and Spanish. After graduation, Stephanie moved to Washington D.C. where she enjoys exploring the city and attending events. Prior to Federation, Stephanie worked at The George Washington University managing the student call center for the annual fund. Stephanie enjoys building relationships and connecting people to the Jewish community in the areas in which they are passionate. She is always looking to learn more about the community and help strengthen engagement.
Dan joined The Jewish Federation in September 2016 as the Administrative Assistant to The Network and Young Leadership teams. Prior to Federation, Dan served as the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of the World Affairs Council- Washington, DC, providing program, membership and administrative support. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 2013, where he was an active member of Hillel of Westchester, he accepted the postgraduate MASA Israel Pathways teaching fellowship and spent a year teaching English in Beit She’an, an economically underserved community in Israel’s north. At the conclusion of his volunteer teaching term, he moved to Washington, DC to work as a second grade Teacher’s Assistant at The Jewish Primary Day School. Dan is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Hebrew, and he is excited to support a dynamic team working to engage the local and international Jewish community.