David Offensend

President & Chief Executive Officer at Education Development Center, Inc.

David Offensend

David Offensend

President & Chief Executive Officer at Education Development Center, Inc.

Career Highlights

The New York Public Library
Education Development Center, Inc.
The Offensend Family Foundation

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Brooklyn, New York

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Corporate Trustee at Trustees of Reservations

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Senior Managing Director at Evercore, Inc.

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Director, Health & Human Development Division at Education Development Center, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co., Inc.

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Operating Partner at Sentinel Capital Partners LP

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Senior Advisor at Roark Capital Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Hicks & Haas, Inc.

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Executive Officer at American Trailer Works, Inc.

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Former Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Walls Industries, Inc.

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President at Princeton University

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Education Development Center, Inc.
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Corporate Trustee at Trustees of Reservations

The Trustees of Reservations is a non-profit land conservation and historic preservation organization dedicated to preserving natural and historical places in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is the oldest land conservation nonprofit organization of its kind in the world and has 140,000 dues-paying members as of 2018. In addition to land stewardship, the organization is also active in conservation partnerships, community supported agriculture (CSA), environmental and conservation education, community preservation and development, and green building. The Trustees of Reservations own title to 116 properties on 27,000 acres (11,000 ha) in Massachusetts, all of which are open to the public; it maintains conservation restrictions on over 200 additional properties. Properties include historic mansions, estates, and gardens; woodland preserves; waterfalls; mountain peaks; wetlands and riverways; coastal bluffs, beaches, and barrier islands; farmland and CSA projects; and archaeological sites. Main offices of the organization are located in Beverly, Leominster, and Sharon, Massachusetts. Financial support for the organization comes from membership dues, annual contributions, property admission fees, special events, grants, and endowments. In June 2006, The Trustees earned gold-level recognition from the United States Green Building Council for its Doyle Conservation Center in Leominster. In 2014, after seven years as an affiliate, the Boston Natural Areas Network merged with the Trustees of Reservations.

MBA with High Distinction, Baker Scholar
Class of 1977

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA in Public & International Affairs, magna cum laude
Class of 1975

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.


CEO Action For Diversity & Inclusion is the CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

Education Development Center, Inc. is a nonprofit company headquartered in Newton, MA, that provides education and health care services.The company says this about itself: The Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, it has been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer
Prior - 2015

America Achieves is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring young people get the best possible education and preparation to lead and succeed in a changing world.

Limited Partner
Prior - 2008

Concentric Equity Partners focuses on investments in a variety of profitable, growth-oriented middle-market companies. They invest in the business services, consumer services, financial services and healthcare services sectors. The firm does not invest in turnarounds, start-ups or businesses with substantial technology risk. Concentric participates in MBOs, LBOs, growth equity investments and later-stage venture capital investments.The firm looks for companies with an exceptional management team, a high base of recurring revenues, low capital expenditure requirements for growth and minimal exposure to the risk of technological or strategic business obsolesce. Companies should also offer opportunities to generate operating leverage through scale and diversity and superior value propositions for their customers. Concentric targets companies in which service is a differentiator even if the service requires some level of manufacturing, fabrication, assembly or installation. They also target companies with a history of profitability and highly ethical business practices.Investments typically range from $10 million to $30 million, however, the firm has made investments that have ranged from $5 million to $100 million. The firm makes both majority and minority investments.

Boards & Committees
1993 - Current

Specialty Foods Acquisition Corp. produces, marketes and distributes of bakery products, including bread, cookies and other baked goods.The Company operates bakery operations through its subsidiaries include Metz Baking Company ('Metz'), Mother's Cake & Cookie Co. ('Mother's'), Archway Cookies, Inc. ('Archway') and Andre-Boudin Bakeries, Inc. ('Boudin').It operates in one business segment-bakery products (bread, cookies, baked goods and bakery cafes).The company is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

1999 - Prior

Resources Connection We serve business from the inside. Partnering with client teams, we solve problems, implement initiatives and help drive change through all levels of businesses all over the world. Traditional consulting firms hire right out of school. We employ seasoned professionals so they can start adding value as soon as they begin an engagement. Our professionals are experienced problem solvers with 15-20 years experience in fields including finance and accounting, human capital, information management, internal audit, legal and supply chain. From 75 offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, RGP serves 1,900 clients in 70 countries. We're a pioneering professional services firm, a global community with a new approach to consulting - from the inside out.

Member, Board of Directors
Vice Chair Emeritus

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has worked for over 30 years to bring Brooklyn Bridge Park to life. They started out as grassroots advocates, bringing together residents, government, and local supporters to transform an abandoned waterfront into the park you see today. Now an essential supporter, they work in in partnership with Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation to ensure that the park reaches its full potential as a dynamic and vibrant public space for Brooklyn, New York City, and beyond. The Conservancy produces diverse and innovative programming for park visitors and cultivates volunteer and philanthropic support of this special place on the Brooklyn waterfront.

Member, Board of Trustees


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Norman Rockwell Museum is a private company headquartered in Stockbridge, MA. The firm operates a museum. Laurie Norton Moffatt is the CEO, in this role since 1986.

$2,500 - $4,999

Harlem Academy drives equity of opportunity for promising children, guiding them to thrive at the highest academic levels and one day make a mark on the world.

$10K - $25K

The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston strives to share the pleasures of reflection, inspiration, provocation and imagination that contemporary art offers through public access to art, artists and the creative process. The primary activities of the ICA are threefold: • To present outstanding contemporary art in all media, including visual art exhibitions, music, film, video and performance, that is deserving of public attention and has not been presented in depth to Boston audiences • To provide innovative experiential learning opportunities for people of all ages through direct encounters with artists and art making • To design interpretative programs that provide context, develop appreciation and add meaning to contemporary art and culture.

Political Donations

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer


Senator from New York


Representative from New York's 7th Congressional District

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Washington Mutual, Inc. provides financial services to consumers and mid sized businesses in the United States. The company primarily operates through three segments: retail banking & financial services, mortgage banking and commercial banking. The retail banking and financial services segment provides investment advisory and brokerage services, sales of annuities, mutual fund management and other financial services. This segment also purchases and re-underwrites loans to subprime borrowers. The mortgage banking segment offers various home loans including fixed rate home loans, adjustable rate home loans, hybrid home loans, option ARMs and government insured or guaranteed home loans. The commercial segment provides financing to developers and investors for the acquisition or construction of multifamily dwellings and other commercial properties, originates and services multifamily and other commercial real estate loans. The company was founded in August 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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