David Dodson

David Dodson is president of MDC, a nonprofit organization based in Durham, North Carolina that works with leaders at all levels to expand opportunity and equity throughout the American South. MDC’s core strategies focus on increasing postsecondary attainment, addressing stalled economic mobility, strengthening family economic security, and expanding the ranks of catalytic philanthropy across the region.

Prior to joining MDC, he served as executive director of the Cummins Engine Foundation and director of corporate responsibility for the Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Indiana. Currently, he serves on the boards of MDC, the Center for Law and Social Policy, Made in Durham, Dwight Hall at Yale, the BIN Foundation, and UNC School of Public Health Foundation.