David Langiulli is an experienced leader, fundraiser, trainer and certified professional co-active coach (CPCC, PCC) who specializes in non-profit leadership development. As an executive coach, David helps nonprofit leaders clarify what’s essential and important so they can effectively lead their teams, and achieve results for their organizations. In addition to his coaching work, David facilitates a number of online courses, onsite workshops, and retreats for leaders interested in professional as well as personal advancement, growth, and development.
David’s professional background spans both the nonprofit and corporate sectors for over three decades. In the nonprofit world, he successfully served in positions of progressive responsibility in fundraising and technology transfer/licensing. In the corporate sector, he led market research, product development, sales, and marketing initiatives.
Prior to launching his training and coaching practice, David led a fundraising team of ten professionals at Princeton University that was responsible for $35million in annual support for the University’s mission. Before this, he served as the Director of Development for Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
In the corporate sector, David’s experience culminated in reorganizing, invigorating, and transforming the licensing division of an early-stage product development company in San Francisco. In that role, he built and led a team of three dozen individuals that included researchers, artists, engineers, and product managers.
David co-publishes the Fundraising Leadership Blog and Podcast for nonprofit professionals interested in fundraising, leadership, and management. He is also the author of The Essential Leadership Guide for Nonprofit Professionals and The Stoic Way of Leadership. Some of David’s philosophy and approach to working with leaders is expressed in his podcasts, blog posts, and eBooks.
Since launching Fundraising Leadership, David has coached or trained senior leaders at several organizations and institutions across North America including those at: Able Academy, ADRA International, American Institutes for Research, American University, Anglican Church of Canada, Ashinaga, Boys and Girls Club, Bucknell University, Catholic Health Services of Long Island, Camp Oochigeas, Columbia University, Cornell University, Colorado State University, Collier Child Care, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Franklin and Marshall College, Harry Chapin Foodbank, Hillside Family Agencies, Lehigh University, Naples Art Association, Naples Botanical Garden, New York University, Naples Children’s and Education Foundation, Penn State, Princeton University, RIT, Rutgers University, Stanford University, San Francisco General Hospital, Sanibel Community Housing, Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation, Toronto Foundation, UNICEF, United Way Toronto & York Region, University of California-San Francisco, University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Rochester, University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin, Washington University, St. Louis, Wesleyan University, Yale University.
David holds a master’s degree in management and business administration from Stony Brook University, a master’s degree in materials science from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in physics-engineering and mathematics from Washington and Lee University.
David retired from his mountaineering avocation, after having scaled peaks across North America and Europe. He is now practicing to become proficient in the martial art of Jiu-Jitsu. Like the founding fathers of the United States of America, he values life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.