David McConnell



David McConnell was most recently the Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer for One Hope United. David worked in a variety of increasingly important financial and administrative positions in the nonprofit sector throughout his 42-year career in the nonprofit sector, in both the State of Massachusetts and the State of Illinois. Since 1970, David served in executive/financial professional positions in the human services sector at the Gateway Foundation, where he was Senior Vice President for Administration, and then Corporate Services (1996 to 2005), and at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois where he completed the last eight years of his 17-year engagement (1979 to 1996) as CFO.

David’s consulting roles have included work with senior foundation staff, boards of directors, national and state intermediaries, and state human service government offices, regarding his extensive knowledge of human service agencies and their leadership.

David holds a B.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.