As Deputy Director of Operations, Dave Gershenson leads initiatives across operations, facilities, and food including vendor management and consolidation, technology systems implementations, insurance procurement, and administration of CICS' E-Rate program which secures more than $300K of federal technology support for our schools each year. Most recently, Dave was a Senior Manager of Internal Communications at Deloitte where he designed and executed communications campaigns more than 40,000 employees. During his tenure at Deloitte, he also served as an external consultant, helping clients create and execute training programs, implement technology systems, and design efficient organizational structures. Dave holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business. Most of Dave's free time is spent playing volleyball at Hollywood Beach or, during Chicago's 11 1/2 months of winter, in the Center on Halsted.