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Board of Managers: David Saltzman

David Saltzman

Appointed: Director 2014

Highlights: Mr. Saltzman currently serves as Senior Vice President of Two Sigma, an investment management firm based in New York. He previously served for 27 years as the executive director for New York’s largest poverty-fighting organization—the Robin Hood Foundation. He was a founding board member of Robin Hood, the Relay Graduate School of Education, Zearn, Uncommon Schools New York, NPower, and Together Education and Pure. Earlier in his career, he served as the special assistant to the president of the Board of Education of the City of New York, the nation’s largest school system with 1.1 million students. Mr. Saltzman was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Innovators. His experience provides to the Boards unique and valuable insight into poverty, education, not-for-profit management and responsible investing. Mr. Saltzman’s expertise is in the areas of education, at-risk child care, and non-profits. His background aligns with accountable philanthropy and the mission of preserving Mr. and Mrs. Hershey’s legacy.

Professional Experience

  • Executive Director, Founding Board Member, Robin Hood Foundation
  • Special Assistant to the President, Board of Education of the city of New York

Education

  • M.P.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., Brown University

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