Jacob Solomon Associate Member of the Board of Governors

Jacob Solomon serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and has been its chief professional officer since 1992. He began his affiliation with the Miami Federation in 1981 and has held a variety of positions, including Director of Planning and Budgeting and Assistant Executive Vice President overseeing the Annual Federation/United Jewish Appeal Campaign.

Most recently, Jacob served for two years as the President of the Jewish Communal Service Association of North America.

Before coming to Miami, Jacob trained at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work, where he received his Master’s in Social Work degree. He began his studies in Jewish communal service as a recipient of a Federation Executive Recruitment and Education Program (FEREP) scholarship award. In addition, he holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Oriental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jacob and his wife, Dr. Mindy Hersh, live in South Miami-Dade County and are the proud parents of three children and two grandchildren.

He is an Associate Member since February 2020.

He is an Associate Member since February 2019.