David Eisner is the President and CEO of Repair the World, a national nonprofit organization that mobilizes Jewish Americans to address the world’s most pressing issues through volunteer work.
Mr. Eisner came to Repair the World from the National Constitution Center where he worked to raise awareness of the organization. He is credited with transforming the Center into a national leader of discussion about the Constitution. Prior to his position at the National Constitution Center, Mr. Eisner served as the head of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) at the appointment of President George W. Bush. As the CEO of the CNCS from 2003 to 2008, Mr. Eisner helped run America’s national service programs including AmeriCorps, VISTA, Senior Corps, and Learn and Serve America.
Formerly, Mr. Eisner was an executive at AOL Time Warner and America Online, Inc., where he established and directed the AOL Foundation. The Foundation helped raise money for start-up organizations to encourage the use of media and information technology for philanthropic purposes. Earlier in his career, Mr. Eisner was a senior vice president for Fleishman-Hilliard International Communications, after having directed public relations at the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, D.C. Additionally he served on Capitol Hill as the press secretary for several members of Congress. Mr. Eisner has served on the boards of national nonprofit organizations, including Independent Sector, the National 4-H Council, Public Allies, Points of Light, and Network for Good.