David Cattivera

Interim CEO

David Cattivera brings extensive knowledge and expertise in nonprofit leadership to his role as Principal at Venture Leadership Consulting (VLC).

With a social sector career spanning nearly two decades, David has worked in organizations in every capacity, from volunteer to executive director, giving him unique insight and experience in managing the day-to-day priorities and strategic objectives of organizations.

Additional experience includes supporting youth and families in the following contexts: housing, mentoring, literacy, service learning, education, and juvenile justice. This coupled with a track record of developing meaningful relationships with school districts, private foundations, government officials, and nonprofit leaders allows him to seamlessly immerse and support organizations addressing critical community needs.

A classically trained pianist, David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Business from the University of the Pacific and is a proud AmeriCorps alumnus. In addition to his work with VLC,
David is an active community volunteer and dedicated husband and father to two children.