David Porter

David Porter is Executive Director of Austin programs for A Glimmer of Hope Foundation, an Austin-based charitable foundation that works extensively in Ethiopia. Before joining the Glimmer Austin Team in 2003, he worked for a broad range of companies and organizations including IBM, UPS, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Austin, Austin ISD, Austin/Travis County Youth Advocate Program and City of Austin Police Department. He continues to work with various organizations in the city and county to provide after-school programs and basic services to those who are underprivileged and often neglected. David earned a BA in Sociology from UT at Austin and a MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. He has served on the Austin Community Foundation Board of Governors since 2012.