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David Spector

David Spector

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science – May 2010
Rutgers University

Master of Public Policy & Administration (MPA) – May 2018
Rutgers University

Rutgers University Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellowship – September 2017 – May 2018

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

David Spector joins the WCRE team as Director of Community Relations. Spector brings nearly a decade of community engagement and public service to expand the reach and strengthen the bonds with municipalities and businesses throughout New Jersey.

As Director of Community Relations, David will work closely with elected officials, economic development offices and community leaders to strengthen WCRE’s connections within the various regions where the firm does business.

David is former Councilman in the Borough of Bellmawr, is a graduate of Rutgers University-Camden with a B.A. in Political Science and received a Master’s Degree in Public Policy & Administration (MPA) at Rutgers-Camden. David was also a graduate of the Eagleton Institute of Politics Fellowship Program.

David previously worked as an aide in the 4th Legislative District on behalf of Senator Fred Madden, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty and Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera, where he spearheaded communications, social media and constituent relations in Gloucester Township, NJ. David also spent time working for Chairmen Donald Norcross and James Beach in Cherry Hill, NJ. He helped organize and direct political campaigns at all levels of government insofar as recruitment and involvement, party building, working along with elected officials and assisting in election operations on behalf of candidates running for office.

David has been active in many charitable and social causes including: Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey as a Peer Mentor, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Board of Directors, Community Planning & Advocacy Council (CPAC) Board of Directors, American Red Cross of South Jersey Board of Directors, Trades & Union Digest Magazine, Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey, Cathedral Kitchen, Urban Promise Academy, Bellmawr Lions Club, Bellmawr VFW, Sons of Italy and Big Brothers Big Sisters as a former Big Brother and Boys & Girls Club of Camden County. David is a lifelong resident of Bellmawr.

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development – Office Apprenticeship

Government Representative April 2020 – Present

Spector Strategies, LLC
CEO & Principal May 2017 – 2020

4th District Legislative Office of Senator Fred Madden, Assemblyman Paul Moriarty & Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera
Outreach & Communication Coordinator May 2012 – January 2014

Chairmen Donald Norcross & James Beach
Media & Outreach Coordinator June 2010 – May 2012

ACTIVITIES/VOLUNTEERISM

Public Service & Political Volunteerism

  • Councilman, Borough of Bellmawr September 2015 – December 2016
  • Municipal Chairman & Member, Bellmawr Democrat Club – May 2008 – September 2016
  • Founder, Rutgers Camden Democratic Club – September 2009 – May 2010
  • Member, South Jersey Young Democrats – August 2008 -Present

Community Volunteerism

  • Gov’t Affairs Chairman & Board Member, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) September 2016 – Present
  • Chairman & Board Member, Community Planning & Advocacy Council (CPAC) 2018 – Present
  • American Red Cross of South Jersey Board of Directors 2017 – 2018
  • Boys & Girls Club of Camden County Volunteer 2017 – 2020
  • American Cancer Society of South Jersey Leadership Council 2015 – 2017
  • Jewish Family & Children Service of Southern New Jersey (JFCS) Peer Mentor 2011 – Present
  • Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Member 2015 – P2019
  • Rutgers University-Camden Alumni Association Board Member 2014 – 2018
  • Vita Nuova Lodge #2327 Sons of Italy Member 2013 – Present
  • Haddon Kiwanis Club Member 2017 – Present
  • Bellmawr Lions Club Member 2010 – Present
  • Borough of Bellmawr Planning Board Member 2013 – 2015
  • Bellmawr Men’s Club Member 2013 – Present
  • Bellmawr Men’s Auxiliary & VFW 2016- Present
  • Urban Promise Academy Youth Mentor After School Tutor 2011 – 2012
  • Gloucester County Animal Shelter Volunteer 2011 – 2012
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters Youth Mentor 2010 – 2012

AWARDS

  • Rutgers-Camden Student Leadership Award May 2010
  • Southern NJ Business People 40 Under 40 Recipient March 2016
  • South Jersey Biz Magazine 20 Under 40 Recipient May 2016
  • PolitickerNJ/ObserverNJ 30 Under 30 Political Up and Comers August 2016
  • Burlington County Times Emerging Leader Recipient September 2016
  • South Jersey Magazine 2016 Men of the Year Recipient November 2016
  • Insider New Jersey Under 30 Up and Comers August 2017
  • Rutgers University Eagleton Institute of Politics May 2017

 

CONTACT DETAILS

P 856 857 6300

F 856 283 3950

M 609 330 1904

david.spector@wolfcre.com