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Cleveland HILLEL foundation STAFF

Metro Cleveland Campuses
(Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, John Carroll University & Baldwin Wallace University )

Metro Springboard Fellow

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JAFI Israel Fellow

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Senior Manager, Jewish Education & Special Outreach Projects

Metro Hillel Campus Director

Assistant Director, Cleveland Hillel


Manager, Jewish Student Experiences

Social Justice Springboard Fellow



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Melissa Woodard

Manager, Development & Communications

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Executive Director 

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Kathleen McCarthy
Office Manager
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Kim Littman, CPA
Business Director
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Nate Jones (he/him) completed his undergraduate education at Tulane University and received an M.Ed. in clinical mental health counseling from Cleveland State University. A full-time counselor/therapist at Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland (JFSA),   

Nate has experience working with adolescents and adults with severe and persistent mental health concerns, as well as adjustment-related issues, grief, depression, anxiety, stress management, and social skill development. Nate uses a trauma-informed approach and draws from a range of therapeutic modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, client-centered therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy. He is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and is receiving supervision from Stacy Perretti, LPCC-S. 


Nate lives in Cleveland, OH with his wife, Jessica, and three-year-old golden retriever, Archie. He enjoys family time, playing music, and watching old movies. Nate is excited to join the Hillel community!

Nate Jones
Hillel's JFSA Counselor 
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