David A. Franklin

Chief Operating Officer

David A. Franklin offers more than 20 years of financial and project management experience within public and private sectors, including the University of the District of Columbia, Chief Operating Officer; Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Budget Officer; New York City Department of Education, Sr. Budget Analyst; Deloitte Consulting,  Project Controller; PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Business Analyst; and KPMG, Litigations Services Consultant: results-focused and effectual leader with proven ability to turn around financially troubled organizations; talent for proactively identifying and resolving problems-controlling costs, maximizing productivity, and delivering multi-million dollar balanced budgets. Specialized skills include:

Strategic Visions and Project Planning
Budget and Cost Control
Complex Analysis

Value-Based Management
Team-Based Facilitation
Organizational Development

  • Extensive experience managing complex public financial operations with thorough knowledge and understanding of its budget policies, procedures, and regulations, including the Congressional budget process.
  • Demonstrated skill in managing the coordination, planning, scheduling, evaluation, guidance, training and development of multiple employees from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Proven record of accomplishment for successful advocacy and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs that enhance fiscal integrity.

Franklin graduated cum laude from Binghamton University with a dual bachelor’s degree in economics and sociology. As part of his undergraduate studies, he participated in the foreign exchange studies program at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, England, and later earned his MBA.

Passionate about education reform, he enjoys traveling and exploring the great outdoors and is a sports fanatic. He has a strong desire not only to meet but surpass the expectations of others, both personally and professionally.

Contact Information

David A. Franklin
Chief Operating Officer
202.274.6912
david.franklin@udc.edu