David Odahowski has demonstrated leadership in various professional and community organizations. In addition to his role as President, CEO, and Board Member of the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation, he is an advisor to the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center at Rollins College, a member of the Donors Forum of Central Florida’s Executive Committee, and on the Nemours Childrens’ Hospital Committee Advisory Board. Mr. Odahowski is a former member of the Board of Directors of United Arts, the Community Foundation of Central Florida, Trustee of the Southeast Council on Foundations, and of the Nonprofit Quarterly’s Editorial Advisory Board. He is a former Chairman and a current Board Member of the Florida Philanthropic Network.
Mr. Odahowski came to the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation in 1990 from the Wasie Foundation in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a law degree from the Hamline University School of Law. He completed the Management Certificate Program at Rollins College’s Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business.