Sageview Consulting is pleased to announce the appointment of Zachary Benjamin as the new Chief Executive Officer for Jewish Federation and Community Foundation of Greater Long Beach and Western Orange County, located in Long Beach California.

Zachary has spent his career building relationships and fostering programs as the head of the Asia-Pacific and Israel Operations of the National Association of Realtors, before moving to Albuquerque New Mexico where he has led the Jewish Federation of New Mexico for the past 4 years. He has a demonstrated track-record of entrepreneurship, community engagement and collaboration.  He was also instrumental in bringing in the Jewish Care Program under the Federation umbrella, and established the Jewish Federation of New Mexico Endowment fund, as well as a satellite office in Santa Fe.

Zachary has a Master of Arts from Columbia University in NY and a Bachelor of Science from Northwestern University.  In addition, Zachary has served on several national committees in both the Jewish community and Northwestern University.

“We are excited to welcome Zachary to Long Beach and look forward to capitalizing on his leadership skills and strong social services background”, shared Judi Lentzner, Search Chair. “Choosing a well-respected consulting firm, with a long history of Federation involvement made Sageview Consulting the obvious choice to help with a search for our new CEO.  Sageview Consulting became a great partner and friend to our community.  Zachary Benjamin’s experience aligned well with our vision for tomorrow.  We are forever grateful to Sageview Consulting and Carin Maher for their expert guidance.”

Laurie Raykoff, President added, “I could not be more excited about the hiring of Zachary Benjamin as the next CEO of our Jewish Federation/Foundation.  Zachary is an energetic and strategic leader who brings a track record of entrepreneurship, collaboration and visionary spirit.  I think that he will be a great asset to our organization and community, and I look forward to working with him.”

Zachary will be joining for Jewish Federation and Community Foundation of Greater Long Beach and Western Orange County on June 10, 2019.

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