Nancy K. Kaufman has a distinguished career as a public servant, advocate, and non-profit leader. Kaufman runs a strategic consulting and coaching practice and previously served as CEO of National Council of Jewish Women for 8 years. Prior, Kaufman was executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Boston for twenty years. Kaufman has also held a variety of positions related to health and human services delivery in state and local government and in the nonprofit sector. She worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as Deputy Director of the Governor’s Social Policy Office and Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services as an appointee in the Dukakis Administration.
Kaufman is a graduate of Brandeis University, Boston College School of Social Work, and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is a recipient of an honorary doctorate in public service from Northeastern University. Kaufman lives in NYC and serves as board chair of the NY Jewish Agenda.