Kevin Leopold of River Edge has joined the executive team of American Society of the University of Haifa as the vice president of development.
Mr. Leopold has more than 25 years of experience in the Jewish nonprofit sector, specializing in strategy development and fundraising management. He works to build meaningful relationships and trust with stakeholders and matches their philanthropic goals with funding needs and priorities for the organization and donors.
He was the executive director of the Jewish Home Foundation of North Jersey and the northeast executive director of Americans for Ben-Gurion University. There, he led campaigns that secured seed funding for unique university-to-university projects and international scholarships for Bedouin students.
ASUH is dedicated to increasing awareness and financial support for University of Haifa to ensure its continued excellence in teaching, research, and community service. ASUH cultivates relationships and serves as a vital connection between the university and its friends, supporters, alumni, and partner institutions in the U.S.
“I am delighted to welcome Kevin to our senior development team as part of the expansion of our work to amplify University of Haifa’s transformative impact on Israeli society,” Naomi Reinharz, ASUH’s CEO. “Whether it be through producing cutting-edge research that is highly respected worldwide, empowering marginalized populations, cultivating coexistence, or driving socioeconomic growth in northern Israel, University of Haifa presents a special story that can personally resonate with a diverse array of supporters of Israel throughout the U.S. Kevin will play a leading role in enabling far more Americans to discover and connect with this story.”