Jerry Naumoff

Jerry Naumoff was sworn in as Minister without portfolio in the Government of the Republic of Macedonia on 29 May, 2013 in Skopje, the Republic of Macedonia. He was born on 28 August, 1957 in Columbus, Ohio USA and has roots in Gavato, Macedonia.

Professional experience

Since May 2013
Minister for Foreign Investments of the Republic of Macedonia

1993-May 2013

Founder and President of The Naumoff Group, Inc., a risk management advisory firm in Chicago, Illinois USA

Nominated to the Macedonia 2025 Board of Directors

Nominated by United States Senator Mark Kirk to his European Advisory Board representing the Chicago area Macedonian-American community

Nominated to United Macedonian Diaspora’s Advisory Council



Co-founded NSR International, LLC (d.b.a. Pelagonia), private label European mineral water, Chicago, IL



Started Communicare, Inc., a web-based HR self service application, Chicago, IL


Managing Director, Employee Benefits & Commercial Insurance, Thilman & Filipinni L.L.C., Chicago, IL

Executive Vice President, Financial Services, Mesirow Financial, Chicago, IL


Regional Manager of Employee Benefits, Lincoln National Corporation, Chicago, IL

Appointed by the CEO “Advisory Council to the President” in 1988

Awarded national “Office of the Year” in 1986, 1987


Senior Group & Pension Representative, Great West Life, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Group & Pension Representative, Great West Life, Indianapolis, Indiana

Awarded “Group 200 Award” in 1981, 1982 for producing 200% of sales goal

Education and training



Sponsored and presented 2 educational seminars to business leaders on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Chicago, IL

Vistage International’s CEO Leadership Training Program, Chicago, IL

Member of the private business club, Union League Club of Chicago


Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

School of Business and Management, Department of Health Administration

Special Course Certificate, “Rational Managed Care Participation: How to Develop Direct Purchase Agreements”


Published articles concerning Healthcare Reform and Self Funding Healthcare for “Business Insurance Magazine”

Taught workshop to key executives at 4th Annual Chicago Construction Safety Conference regarding “24-Hour Risk Management”


American Management Associations, New York State Educational Law

A concentrated program of study in the field of professional management, “Field Management of Sales People”


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing
Awarded Full Athletic (Football) Scholarship

Ball State University – Muncie, Indiana