College For Design and Social Inquiry
Danielle N. Hartman joined Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) as President and CEO in March 2010. Between 2005 and 2010 she served as the Vice President, Governance and Planning for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County.
Under Hartman’s leadership, the operating budget at JFS has more than doubled from $4 million to $11 million and their endowment funds have increased from $6 million to $11 million. She has also significantly diversified their funding base, which has allowed the agency to continue to grow even during times of economic uncertainty. The staff of the agency has more than doubled during her tenure from 30 employees to more than 80 full and part-time employees.
Since 2014, the agency has maintained a coveted 4-star Charity Navigator rating and has been named a Top Place to Work by the Sun Sentinel since 2015, ranking 10th in the small employer category each year.
Hartman received her master’s degree in non-profit management from FAU in 2010. She received her BS in marketing with a specialization in international business from Drexel University in Philadelphia in 1993.
Nationally, Hartman sits on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Jewish Human Service Agencies. Locally, she sits on the FAU School of Social Work Board of Advisors where she helps foster the relationship between the School of Social Work and the broader community.
Hartman was named a “Palm Beach Achiever” by Palm Beach Woman magazine in 2013.