Solly Hess is a dynamic communal professional with extensive experience in leadership development and community engagement.  Solly makes his return to the OU after serving as the Major Gifts Director at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

Solly’s previous work with the OU includes running West Coast NCSY. During his time as Regional Director, he helped revitalize the west coast region, expand the reach of the organization’s brand, and establish a culture of fervent and active Jewish life among a diverse community of students, parents, and lay leaders.