ORT America

Location: New York, NY
Category: Advocacy or Public Service

Alan Klugman National Executive Director

ORT America is the American branch of World ORT, an international network of schools and vocational training programs for both Jews and non-Jews. ORT America operates technical colleges in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and runs a resource center for Jewish educators in Michigan. ORT America also supports the work of World ORT, which operates in more than 60 countries and serves over 200,000 students each year.

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As national executive director of ORT America, Alan Klugman leads major fundraising efforts and seeks to raise ORT America's philanthropic profile. Prior to his appointment at ORT America, Klugman served as the executive vice president of the Jewish Federation of Palm Springs and Desert Area in California and associate executive director of the Jewish Community Federation of Louisville, Ky. Klugman graduated from Connecticut College and earned his master's in social work from the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He lived in Israel for eight years and is fluent in Hebrew.

2012
Institution Total Expenses $14,734,231
Employees 97
Salary $226,031
Underpaid by 28%
2011
Institution Total Expenses $17,421,118
Employees 94
Salary $220,358
2010
Institution Total Expenses $17,421,118
Salary $220,358 4
2009
Salary $220,000
2008
Salary $220,000 7
1 Interim head of organization
2 Data from 2012
3 Data from 2011
4 Data from 2010
5 Data from 2009
6 Data from 2008
7 Data from 2007
8 Includes payment from SWC Museum Corp.
9 Predecessor's salary
10 Partial year
11 Not a 501(c)3
12 Annualized
13 Position currently vacant
14 As per Form 990, JNF declined to comment
15 Base salary
16 Data from president-elect period
17 2010 Employees
18 Legally exempt from public disclosure of salary
19 Highest paid professional, not CEO
20 Paid from two related organizations
21 Data from 2013

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