David Elliott, COO


As Chief Operating Officer (COO), David oversees organizational planning, human resources, finances, information technology, and special projects.

David joined NIAC in 2009 as a Policy Associate, before subsequently being promoted to Assistant Policy Director, Director of Operations, and then COO. 

David graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he majored in Political Science with a focus on International Relations and minored in Business Administration. David has an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University.

David’s articles have been published in the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Hill, and The Huffington Post.