Chief Executive Officer

David Barringer, CEO

David Barringer is chief executive officer of the National Council of the United States Society of St. Vincent de Paul. He has more than 25 years of experience in both nonprofit and for-profit management that includes operational, development, public policy, fundraising, retail and marketing skills. 

Prior to joining the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in August 2013, he held positions in healthcare, as well as progressively more responsible positions with Goodwill Industries, a $4 billion membership organization of nearly 200 agencies. He also served as executive director of the COPD Foundation, a $10 million national nonprofit agency that assists individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

A native of Washington, D.C., he has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Public Relations, and a Master of Science degree in General Administration (Marketing Administration), both from the University of Maryland.