Dave Mazzoli is part of the Creativity and Free Expression team and also provides support to the Office of the President. In his capacity as a grants manager, he has supported freedom of expression in the arts, journalism, and religion. He has also worked at Ford to promote education and culture.
Before joining the foundation in 1988, Dave held positions at the New York State Council on the Arts and Playwrights Horizons.
Dave holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in technical theater and arts administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Originally from Nashville, he was a theater technician for the much-loved but now closed Opryland USA theme park before moving to New York City.