The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has named Erika Rudin-Luria President of the organization, effective January 1, 2019. Rudin-Luria (44) the organization’s Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, succeeds Stephen H. Hoffman (67), who will retire from this position at year end. She becomes only the fifth person to hold this title in the Federation’s 115-year history. This action is in line with the leadership transition plan the Federation announced in February.
Over the years, she has held a wide-range of positions of increasing responsibility across the organization. Rudin-Luria joined the Federation in 2001 as a Supporting Foundations Manager, Endowment and Foundations. She began her career as a Project Coordinator with UJA-Federation of New York.