David B. Howard, Ph.D., brings more than 13 years’ of social sector experience spanning practice, policy, and research, including nearly nine years working in homeless services. Before joining the Management Team in 2015, Dr. Howard served as Director of Research and Innovation at The Doe Fund, one of the country’s most successful nonprofit housing and workforce development providers working with homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals, for four years. Prior to The Doe Fund, he helped build the Research and Evaluation Unit at Special Service for Groups (SSG), a large multi-human service organization in Los Angeles. Dave has authored numerous reports on issues affecting the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, has taught graduate-level coursework on program planning, design, and evaluation, and has presented his research at national and international conferences. He is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. Dr. Howard is a graduate of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs (Ph.D., MSW) and University of California, Berkeley (BA).