“We wanted to apply investment principles to charitable giving. We're socially responsible venture capitalists.”
— David Saltzman
Mr. David Saltzman has been the Executive Director of Robin Hood since 1989. Prior to joining Robin Hood, Mr. Saltzman served as the Special Assistant to the President of the Board of Education of the City of New York for three years. Before working at the Board of Education, he ran AIDS education programs for the New York City Department of Health. Mr. Saltzman began his career in public service working with homeless families for the Human Resources Administration of the City of New York, the city's Department of Social Services. Mr. Saltzman earned a Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University and a Bachelors degree from Brown University. In 2001, Mr. Saltzman was named as one of Time Magazine's 100 Innovators.
“Robin Hood is truly an inspiring place to work, and I’m so fortunate to be working for an organization that focuses on helping New Yorkers in need.”
— Deborah Winshel
From 1998 – 2006, Ms. Winshel was the executive vice president for administration and chief financial officer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she was responsible for the financial stewardship and overall operating activities of the Museum. She resigned from the Met in 2006 to move with her family to Italy. Prior to the Met, Ms. Winshel was a managing director at JPMorgan in Investment Banking. Ms. Winshel holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and lives in New York City with her husband and their three boys.