Rob Hyman is currently a Senior Vice President with responsibilities that include working closely with the President and CEO, Chair of the Board and Executive Committee on policy, strategy, governance and Federation relations.
Previously, Rob joined the Council of Jewish Federations (CJF) in 1993 as Assistant Executive Director and Director of Community Services. In this capacity, Hyman was responsible for leading the community consultant team and supervising regional offices. While at CJF, Rob was selected as a Mandel/CJF Fellow in an inaugural two-year Executive Development Program. During his CJF tenure, he also assumed a series of additional responsibilities as part of a Joint Operating Partnership team with the United Jewish Appeal to consolidate community services and regional operations. Subsequently, Rob continued in a team role in the merger process with added responsibilities in organizational development and the implementation of a new governance structure.
Prior to joining CJF in 1993, Rob was Executive Director of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond. Previously, Rob was a Community Consultant with the Council of Jewish Federations and the Assistant and then Associate Executive Director of the Memphis Jewish Federation. While in Memphis, Rob was an Instructor in the Division of Social Work at Memphis State University.
Rob earned a Master of Science in Social Work from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Rob was an intern at the Weiner Center for Jewish Communal Service at the UJA Federation of Greater New York. Rob graduated magna cum laude from Memphis State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. As an undergraduate social work student, Rob spent a summer volunteering at Chinle Valley School for Exceptional Children in Chinle, Navajo Nation, Arizona. He is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers.
Growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, Rob was a competitive AAU swimmer and an Amateur Golden Gloves boxer. Rob and his wife Nancy have three sons – Binyamin, Yakir and Yaakov.