Denise Freedman

Denise currently serves USCJ as Southeast Seaboard District Chair, following several years as a member of that committee and USCJ Operational Effectiveness Committee.

She is the founder of Freedman Leadership Group, LLC, a professional coaching business established to address the challenges and opportunities of individual emerging leaders. Denise built her business upon the foundation of her 24-year career at Bank of America, having held senior positions in lending, loan operations and community impact management.

She is past president of Congregation Kol Ami in Tampa, Florida and former board member at B’nai Israel in Gainesville, Florida. Denise also served as a board member for Tampa Jewish Family Services and financial literacy and affordable housing organizations.

Her conservative movement Jewish life was set in her early years in the Chicago area, strengthened over 10 years as a camper and junior staff at Camp Ramah in Wisconsin.

Denise is a graduate of the advanced certification at the Columbia University Coaching Program and holds a B.A. Sociology from University of Illinois Chicago. Denise’s currently resides in Tampa Bay with her husband. Her commitment to Jewish literacy, affiliation and volunteer work was influenced through her late mother’s tireless work and the legacy continues through her terrific children and grandchildren.


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