David McKinney is Executive Director of Youth Leadership Programs at Aspen Institute. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the US social sector, and is dedicated to advancing equity and opportunities for youth, families, and marginalized communities. Prior to his current role, he was Executive Vice President of Public Affairs at TNTP, where he managed philanthropy, communications, and business development, fostering better experiences for K-12 students. During his tenure, TNTP’s revenue grew from $60MM to over $110MM. Previous roles include serving as the inaugural Director of the Center for Engagement and Neighborhood Building at the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities and contributing to the growth of Public Allies. Honored with an Aspen Institute Fellowship and selected as an American Express NGen Fellow, David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and began his career as a community organizer in his hometown of Milwaukee.