Jerry Silverman is president and Chief Executive Officer of The Jewish Federations of North America. Before joining JFNA, he served as president of the Foundation for Jewish Camp.
For a decade before that, Jerry held a range of executive positions at the Stride Rite Corp. of Boston, including president of its international division; president, Stride Rite Children’s Group, and president, Keds Corp. Between 1979 and 1994, he held several senior executive positions at Levi Strauss & Co. in San Francisco, including national sales manager of Levi Dockers.
Over the years, Jerry has been on the boards of a range of organizations, both in the public and private sectors. Jerry is married to Erica Silverman and is the father of five children ranging in age from 22-30.
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