Elliot Karp, MA

Elliot Karp has proudly served the nonprofit community in executive leadership roles for four decades. Elliot has extensive experience in all aspects of fundraising and financial resource development as well as many other facets of executive leadership.


He recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Hillels of Georgia, the statewide association of 24 Hillels representing more than 5,000 Jewish students on college campuses across the state.  He served as President & CEO of the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas and was the Chief Development Officer for the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. He held senior management positions with the Jewish Federations in Columbus, Ohio and Philadelphia. He has served as a consultant to several nonprofits organizations including the JCC on the Palisades, JNF Australia, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, National JCC Association, National United Jewish Appeal, Hebrew Union College, the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Cancer Community Center of Cincinnati.


Elliot has a B.A. in Political Science from SUNY Stony Brook and a M.A. from the Benjamin S. Hornstein Program in Jewish Communal Service from Brandeis University.   He was President of the Hornstein Alumni Association and is the recipient of the program’s prestigious Bernard Reisman Professional Leadership Award.  A proud Alumnus, Elliot also served as Associate Vice President of Development at Brandeis University.


Elliot and his wife Sharon are proud grandparents.