David Factor has served as President and CEO of Executive Service Corps of Southern California (ESC) since August 2013. In this role, he is responsible for steering the overall vision and strategy for ESC, which includes establishing new initiatives in the greater nonprofit community, strengthening board and contributor relations, and providing strategic support to program staff and leadership. Prior to being appointed President of ESC, David served as Vice President, Consulting Services beginning in 2011.
David has more than 30 years of experience serving charitable ventures, entrepreneurial and mature businesses, and the public sector. He is deeply committed to community service as both a professional and volunteer. Pursuing his belief in the environmental and societal benefits of energy conservation, David formed and served as president of an energy efficient lighting consulting firm, winner of the Lighting Management Ally of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Recognizing his passion for assisting the growth and success of organizations and their leaders, he has consulted with social service and health care organizations, foundations, public-private task forces, religious institutions and organizational leaders. David also served in professional roles for the Jewish Home for the Aging, the Southern California Association of Governments and elected officials in Sacramento and Los Angeles.
David is Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of ESC-US, the national governing Board of the 12-member ESC affiliate network. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Valley Nonprofit Resources, an organization founded to support and assist capacity building for nonprofits located in the San Fernando Valley, housed at California State University Northridge. Additionally, he serves on the Advisory Board of Educate California, whose mission is to ensure that all California foster and kinship care youth graduate and are prepared for life after high school.
He currently serves as a Trustee of the Max Factor Family Foundation, and as a member of the Board and Endowment Committee for Adat Shalom congregation, where he is a past President. He previously served as a Director of Youth Alive, a statewide violence prevention and youth leadership organization. David earned a Bachelor of Arts, with honors, from UC Davis specializing in Public Service and Energy Policy.