Contact: Renee Young
Hadassah National Public Relations
Hadassah Names Ron Aloni Chief Financial and Operations Officer
May 29, 2018 – NEW YORK, NY – Ron Aloni has been appointed Chief Financial and Operations Officer of Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA), announced Janice Weinman, HWZOA Executive Director and CEO. Aloni, who most recently was Chief Financial Officer for the Friends of the Israeli Defense Forces (FIDF), will be responsible for all financial and operational aspects of the nation’s largest women’s Zionist organization.
Aloni has more than 17 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. Prior to FIDF, Aloni served as Vice President for Finance and Controller of Pace University (2008-2014) for both the New York City and Westchester campuses. As Senior Manager at Ernst & Young (2005-2008), Aloni specialized in the firm’s non-profit market sector with clients that included the New York Public Library, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the National Kidney Foundation and the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, among others.
Previously, Aloni was Senior Manager at KPMG in Israel and New York City (1997-2005), where he oversaw such non-profit clients as: Yeshiva University, the American Committee for the Weizman Institute, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the Open Society Institute, the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research and the Association for Computing Machinery, among others. Aloni served 3 years in the Israeli army intelligence forces.
A CPA in both the U.S. and Israel, Aloni received his BA in Accounting and Psychology from the University of Tel Aviv and his MBA in Strategic Management from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University. He is a member of the New York State Society of CPAs Non-For-Profit Committee.
Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc. (HWZOA) is the largest Jewish women’s organization in the United States. With 330,000 members, associates and supporters Hadassah brings Jewish women together to effect change and advocate on critical issues such as medical care and research and women's empowerment. Through the Hadassah Medical Organization's two hospitals, the world-renowned trauma center and the leading research facility in Jerusalem, Hadassah supports the delivery of exemplary patient care to over a million people every year. HMO serves without regard to race, religion or nationality and earned a Nobel Peace Prize Nomination in 2005 for building “bridges to peace” through equality in medical treatment. For more information, visit www.hadassah.org.