CHICAGO: Establishing an important new presence in the center of the country, American Friends of Tel Aviv University has named Rick Kruger as its Director, Midwest Region.
Rick joins AFTAU from Jewish National Fund where he served as Director of the Chicago Region. While at JNF, he worked closely with leadership to raise the profile of the organization, strengthen the board, and set new records for the annual campaign. Previously, he spent 14 years as a marketing consultant, primarily in the food, automotive aftermarket, and travel industries. He began his marketing career at Procter & Gamble, and rose through the ranks at companies including Sterling Drug, Beatrice Esmark, and Hinckley and Schmitt.