David Cygielman has been a nonprofit innovator since high school, when he started Feed the Need, a nationally recognized homeless feeding organization that was regularly featured in the press, including the nationally syndicated Roseanne talk show on CBS.
David’s path of leadership continued through college where he was the Hillel student president at UCSB and later as the executive director of the Forest Foundation in Santa Barbara. David is a recipient of an Avi Chai Fellowship, the JCSA Young Leadership award, the Bernard Reisman award and several others.
David holds a degree in business/economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he graduated with honors. He lives in Charlotte, NC.
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