David LaGrecaInterim CEO
...David LaGreca joined LFF in February 2008 as Interim CEO, as the LFF Board of Directors undertakes a search to replace longttime President Diantha Dow Schull, who elected to step down in December 2007.
brings extensive experience in both profit and nonprofit organizational structures.He established a consulting firm, the LaGreca Company, in 1999 and has served three of his clients as Interim Executive Director in the past four years alone.Prior to this, Mr. LaGreca spent eight years as a consultant at the Volunteer Consulting Group (VCG)â€"a nonprofit organization that works regionally and nationally to strengthen the governing and management capability of nonprofit boards of directors.A graduate of the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium and a former priest, Mr. LaGreca received his MBA in Management & Marketing from the Columbia University School of Business. Before joining VCG in 1991, Mr. LaGreca was the Administrator for the Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, managing a department with a budget of over $27M and a staff of 130 employees.He
also taught at Boston and Providence Colleges, wrote a newspaper column in Rhode Island and spent more than 15 years working with community-based health care organizations caring for terminal patients.David LaGreca currently serves on the Board of Governance Matters and on the Advisory Board for the MBA-Nonprofit Connection, and has contributed chapters to Secrets of a Successful Board; Secrets of Successful Fundraising, and Secrets of Successful Retreats.He
time between New York City and Rockland County, New York.