David Jackson

David Jackson is the former Executive Director of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation in Winston-Salem, NC. The Foundation supports social and economic justice work in the Southeastern United States, with a focus on helping people and places build assets and move out of poverty.

Before joining MRBF in 2012, David was President and CEO of The Center for Working Families, Inc., Vice President of the One Economy Corporation, Assistant Commissioner of Homeownership for the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and Associate Director of the Enterprise Foundation’s Atlanta Office.

David has been an Adjunct Professor at Beulah Heights University, holds a MBA from the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology. David has been a Fannie Mae Foundation Fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, a member of the New York City Leadership Institute, alumni of Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2010 and is an Annie E. Casey Children and Family Fellow.

A proud husband and father, David is a member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., a member of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church of Atlanta and serves on several boards and associations.