Mr. LaGreca has been serving as Executive Director of VCG Governance Matters since 2008, after having worked for the organization for several years earlier in his career. He works with clients on issues of strategy, board recruitment and leadership.
Prior to this role, he founded The LaGreca Company (TLC) in 1999. David has extensive experience assisting corporate and nonprofit executives with strategy, performance coaching and refining business operations. Between 2004 and 2008, he served as Interim Executive Director for five nonprofit organizations. His past work for clients ranges from a $30M merger of two social service agencies in Manhattan to the dissolution of a long established workforce program. He is one of the founders and former Board Chair of JOBSFIRSTNYC, an intermediary organization focused on out-of-school, out-of-work young adults.
A graduate of the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium, and a former priest, Mr. LaGreca received his MBA in Management and Marketing from the Columbia University School of Business.
Before joining VCG in 1991, David was the Administrator for the Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He also taught at Boston and Providence Colleges, wrote a newspaper column in Rhode Island, and spent over twenty years working with community-based health care organizations caring for terminal patients.
David has contributed chapters in the following books: Secrets of Successful Boards: The Best from the Nonprofit Pros (Chairing a Board); Secrets of Successful Fund Raising (Fundraising in the Corporate Community); and Secrets of Successful Retreats (Implementation Issues Surrounding Strategic Planning).
David splits his time between Manhattan and Rockland County.