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Haylee Zirman Joins AFTAU as Senior Director for the Northeast Region
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:50:00 AM

Former Hillel and UJA development executive brings successful experience in the New York Jewish philanthropic community

American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) is pleased to announce that Haylee Zirman has joined the organization as its Senior Director for the Northeast Region, based in New York. Her primary responsibilities will include fundraising and development.

Ms. Zirman comes to AFTAU from Hillel International, where she served as Director of its Global Leadership Society in New York City. Prior to Hillel, she worked at UJA-Federation of New York as the Senior Development Executive in the Wall Street and Financial Services Division, overseeing the Private Equity Division. Before joining the Wall Street Division, she served as a Development Executive in the Emerging Leaders & Philanthropists Division, focusing on young philanthropic leaders in their thirties and forties. Haylee began her career in development at Carnegie Hall, working in the Patrons and Notables Program.

"AFTAU is fortunate to have Haylee on board as we move forward into an exciting period of our growth. Her broad experience in the New York Jewish philanthropic community and her extraordinary enthusiasm make her a perfect addition to our team," said Jennifer Gross, CEO of AFTAU.

"I am thrilled to be joining this well-respected and renowned institution under such strong and inspiring new leadership," Ms. Zirman said. "I look forward to sharing the groundbreaking work of Tel Aviv University with the Northeast community."

Ms. Zirman graduated cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. She is on the Board of Directors of its Klehr Center for Jewish Life.

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