David Diaz | Vice President, Regional Operations

David Diaz

Office: Washington, D.C.

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Hometown:

Philly

School:

Virginia Tech, Cornell University

Military Service:

20 years in the Army, retired as Captain, served in Iraq in 2005-2006 (Bronze Star recipient)

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

President & CEO of the Downtown Raleigh Alliance

Favorite movie:

The Matrix

Favorite winter activity:

Making a snowman with my sons

Book on your nightstand:

Discipline Equals Freedom by Jocko Willink

Hidden gem in Philly:

Freddy’s & Tony’s Restaurant (excellent Puerto Rican food)

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

The people. We have a diverse group of people who are talented, inspiring and uber dedicated to our mission. The people at TMC inspire me to become a better person.

Song that describes me:

Beautiful Day by U2

If I could dine with anyone (dead or alive):

My Mom