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Board of Managers: David Saltzman

David Saltzman

Appointed: Director 2014

Highlights: Mr. Saltzman is the Co-Chair of the Atria Health Collaborative, a new not-for-profit dedicated to improving healthcare and the Co-Founder of Atria Health, a start-up company hoping to improve healthcare delivery. He previously served for 27 years as the executive director of the Robin Hood Foundation, New York City’s largest poverty-fighting organization. He was a founding board member of Robin Hood, the Relay Graduate School of Education, Zearn, Uncommon Schools New York, NPower, 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

  • Co-Chair of the Atria Health Collaborative
  • Executive Director, Founding Board Member, Robin Hood Foundation
  • Special Assistant to the President, Board of Education of the city of New York


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

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