David Warshaw is founder and principal of Vistas Volunteer Management Solutions (http://www.vistasvms.com), a consultancy formed to help businesses and nonprofits build capacity to improve their communities through strategic volunteering. Prior to starting his firm, Warshaw was a public relations executive for the General Electric Company (GE) for 27 years, and for five years directed GE’s award-winning global workplace volunteer effort that enlisted more than 50,000 employee and retiree volunteers in more than 30 countries.
He is a former member of the Points of Light Foundation (http://www.pointsoflight.org) Board of Directors, and chaired the Foundation’s National Council on Workplace Volunteering. He is on the Board of the Volunteer Center of Bergen County (New Jersey, http://www.bergenvolunteers.org), the advisory council for Rutgers University’s Citizenship and Service Education Program (http://www.case.rutgers.edu), and an appointee to the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Volunteerism and Community Service. Prior to GE, Warshaw had a ten-year career in education.