David Jenkins is the Chief Financial Officer of the Society for Science. He began working at the Society in 2023.
David is committed to enabling high-impact organizations to achieve their goals effectively and sustainably. He has two decades of experience improving opportunities for people in diverse areas including accounting, consulting, religion, diversity initiatives, and education reform.
David most recently worked as the Chief Financial Officer for The Climate Reality Project. During his tenure, he implemented a disciplined budgeting process and saw the organization’s net assets increase by $20 million. He previously held a number of financial executive leadership roles, including Director of Finance at K12, Chief Operating Officer of the Albany Charter School Network, Corporate Accounting Manager at Imagine Schools, and Chief Financial Officer of Grace Covenant Churches of Metro Washington D.C. He has also served as an Advisory Group Member of The Age of Learning Foundation and on the Board of Directors of ECS Learning Systems, and Excellent Options. His professional journey began at Deloitte, where he served as an auditor and Senior Consultant for Enterprise Risk Services.
David earned a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Accounting and in Management Information Systems from the University of South Carolina. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.