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David Hunter

Social Investment Advisor

David Hunter has pursued multiple career paths: first as a tenured faculty member in anthropology at what now is Southern Connecticut State University; then as a social worker and ultimately director of one of Connecticut’s state psychiatric hospitals; then directing a network of substance abuse and mental health treatment centers; moving on to become director of evaluation at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation; moving further on to become an independent consultant to nonprofit and public sector agencies both here and abroad; retiring; and then taking on the role of Director for the Connecticut Opportunity Project, a social investment fund of Dalio Education, first developing and leading the initiative before transitioning into his current role of Social Investment Advisor.

David is the author and editor of numerous books and articles in the social sciences; in the areas of individual, group, and family psychotherapy; and about performance management.  His book Working Hard—and Working WELL about theory of change workshops is regarded as a seminal contribution to performance management in the nonprofit sector.  It is downloadable free of charge here.

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