Professional Experience:

With more than 25 years’ experience, Rob Goldberg is a high-impact lobbyist and trusted advocate and ally. He has amassed significant results within the nonprofit sector, especially for clients requiring step-by-step guidance applying for Federal security grants and Congressional earmark funding opportunities.

For more than two decades, Rob served as the senior director for legislative affairs of the Jewish Federations of North America, a leading nonprofit health and human services system, representing the funding and public policy interests of thousands of health and human services agencies, senior and community centers, schools, camps, and other communal and faith-based institutions.

Rob’s work led to the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program and both the Administration on Aging’s Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities demonstration project and Community Innovations for Aging in Place initiative, for which he was an advisory board member. He significantly contributed to the establishment and funding of the Administration for Community Living’s Holocaust Survivor Assistance (Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed Care) Program, and he served for many years as an engaged member of the National Board of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Food & Shelter Program (EFSP).

Rob’s work has generated billions of dollars in Federal (and state) grants and his guidance, technical assistance and leadership have helped tens of thousands of nonprofits, faith-based organizations and public human services agencies benefit from these programs and resources.

Rob previously served as chief clerk of the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Government Information and as the Deputy Policy Director for the Office of Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Rob earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law (1992) and is admitted in the State of New York and the District of Columbia. Rob graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1987).