AJC Chicago Director Tapped to Lead Organization’s 26 U.S. Offices
=”300″ />Daniel Elbaum, the Director of AJC’s Chicago Regional Office has been promoted to AJC’s Director of Regional Offices. Elbaum, of Deerfield, is an attorney and an active member of Chicago’s Jewish community. He will move the New York-based position to Chicago. Elbaum also received the title of AJC Assistant Executive Director.
“I am truly humbled by this opportunity and look forward to working with AJC’s dedicated lay leaders around the nation to meeting the challenges of 2012”said Elbaum. “It has been an honor to work with the lay leadership and professional staff of AJC’s Chicago office for nearly three years. I am acutely aware that any contribution I have made to this organization pales in comparison to all that I have received.”
Elbaum, a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, resides in Deerfield with his wife and two children. Prior to working at AJC, Elbaum worked as a civil rights attorney at ADL’s Chicago Office and as a prosecutor in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
As AJC Chicago Director, Elbaum emphasized building relationships with Chicago’s many ethnic, religious, and international communities, including the Chicago Consular Corps. He created the Midwest Diplomatic Marathon, formed a one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Museum of Mexican Art, began an outreach program with Midwest Mormon Church leaders, and sent a number of influential Chicagoans to Israel via AJC’s Project Interchange.
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