David is an accomplished executive with over 20 year of experience in the education sector who leads project teams and organizations to consistently produce results. David has been both an effective leader within nonprofit organizations, as well as a trusted advisor and consultant providing strategic leadership, facilitation and project oversight. Throughout his career David has been focused on the intersections among organizations, community and in particular public education.
From early in his career as a Research Assistant at the Kettering Foundation (1993-1995), through partnership development in Cincinnati and into five years on the staff of The Harwood Institute, David built a deep sense of commitment to the role of citizens in democratic practice and the intersection with institutions. He has continued to work as a consultant with local community organizations and national networks to strengthen their commitment to community engagement, partnership development and improved education.
David serves as a facilitator of Harwood Institute Lab’s and as a consultant to the Institute on tools and projects.