Naomi Limor Sedek began working for the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee in 1997 as Campaign Associate. She has worked in various roles while employed by the Jewish Federation, but enhancing and building her community through development has always been her main goal.
Naomi is currently the Campaign Director for the Jewish Federation and oversees the Federation’s Annual Campaign as well as VIP trips to Israel for major donors and all community missions. She has had the opportunity to serve as the liaison for the location and resettlement of the Jews in the Nashville area in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, planned and executed the National Women’s Philanthropy luncheon at the Tennessee GA in 2007, brainstormed and navigated a successful approach to engaging the next generation in the community and served the community and the Federation system in the aftermath of Nashville’s devastating May 2010 flood.
Naomi shares her grandparents’ stories as Holocaust survivors with area students and has guest lectured as part of Vanderbilt University’s virtual school, allowing her to reach students in classrooms around the country. Most recently, she was selected as one of only 19 participants for the inaugural year of JFNA’s prestigious Fund Raising University program.
Naomi is a graduate of Brandeis University with a BA, magna cum laude, in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, including a year of study at Hebrew University.