B.A., Keele University
Ivan Wolkind is the Chief Operating and Financial Officer at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.
As Chief Operating & Financial Officer, Ivan’s goal is to steer the Federation toward a sound financial future, which includes the oversight and management of Finance, HR, IT, Security, the Community Security Initiative (CSI), Facilities, Data Management, and more. Ivan’s experience as an LAPD reserve officer and a national Infragard board member, and his extensive knowledge of the security arena are instrumental in guiding the CSI team in its mission to ensure our community’s safety.
Previously serving as CFO and in other leadership positions with publicly and privately held companies and providing consulting services to financial investor groups, Ivan has over 30 years of experience in finance and operations in the domestic and international for-profit sector.
He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Keele University in England and subsequently earned the status of Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, which is the equivalent of our CPA certification.