Jordan Fruchtman is the Chief Program Officer (CPO) of Moishe House, giving him the opportunity to develop its program team and the community builders they support. Jordan has been involved in hands-on service work since high school. In college, at UC Santa Barbara, he founded BRIDGES, an organization pairing college students and homeless families in the area. There he was awarded the Jeremy D. Friedman Memorial Award for Service and Scholarship.
As the Regional Director of the Forest Foundation, the precursor to Moishe House, Jordan oversaw a team of 14 Program Directors whose job was to turn their passions into community building programs. He is also proud to have been with the Forest Foundation during the inception of Moishe House, a formative professional development experience. Jordan attended the Hornstein Program at Brandeis University, graduating with an MBA and an M.A. in Jewish professional leadership, where he was awarded a PLP Academic Fellowship and Hebrew Senior Life Management Internship. Prior to Moishe House, Jordan served as the Executive Director of Hillel in Orange County, CA, building Jewish life at UC Irvine and Chapman University. Jordan is happily married to Rachel Fruchtman, has two daughters, Ella and Lyla, and resides in beautiful North County San Diego.