David Beardsley

David Beardsley

David Beardsley (Executive Director) has held senior leadership roles in for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Most recently, he served as Chief of Marketing and Audience Engagement for The Trustees of Reservations, a land conservation organization that stewards more than 120 properties of scenic, cultural, and ecological significance (27,000+ acres) for public use and enjoyment. In that role, David provided strategic leadership for Marketing, Communications, Membership, Public Programs and Events, and Visitor Experience. He joined The Trustees in 2011, first as Director of the Center for Enterprise and Engagement and then as statewide Director of Enterprise, overseeing earned-revenue generation on Trustees properties. Previously, David served as Executive Director of Hill House, a community center that provides educational, recreational and sports programming for Boston-area youth. He spent more than 15 years in for-profit media, communications, and publishing, where he developed content-rich products and was often responsible for the strategic growth of organizations and product lines. David is also a playwright.

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