YLD Board Member Bio

David Goldenberg

David Goldenberg is in his third year on the YLD board and is the 2013 YLD Campaign Chair. He participated in the 2011 Gesher program. David has been involved in the Jewish community for years through BBYO, Hillel, AIPAC and as a Hebrew school teacher for almost 10 years.

This year he is focused on growing YLD’s campaign to help meet our generation’s obligation to give back to the Jewish community in Chicago, Israel and abroad. David is an Executive Vice President at Resolute Consulting, a public affairs and strategic communications firm where he manages national and statewide issues and communications campaigns. Before moving to Chicago, David worked in government for nearly a decade, most recently as chief of staff to a U.S. Congressman. He has managed political campaigns at all levels of government and was deputy director of the National Jewish Democratic Council. He holds a MA in international commerce and policy from George Mason University and is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University with a BA in international relations.

A native of the Detroit area, David is an avid golfer and a diehard Detroit and Michigan State sports fan. David lives in Lincoln Park with his wife and two year old daughter. They are members of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El.

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