Darren Bloch has been the CEO and Executive Director of Greenwich House since January 2020, leading the organization’s 350 full-time and seasonal employees who work together to serve 20,000 New Yorkers each year across healthcare and social services, educational and arts programming, and civic and community enrichment and engagements.
Darren had a distinguished career leading organizations and teams across government, non-profit, media, and corporate sectors. Over two decades in the public and private sectors, he has built a career valuing and elevating civic innovation and engagement, consensus building, and entrepreneurial problem-solving to address critical social challenges.
Immediately prior to joining Greenwich House Darren was Senior Advisor to Mayor Bill de Blasio & Director of the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships. He has also served as the Executive Director of The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, Vice President of Public Affairs for the New York Law School, the Publisher/Executive Director of Capitol Publishing – City & State, and Executive Vice President for Empire State Development Corp.
Beyond his work with Greenwich House, Darren serves on the board of New York City Employer and Training Coalition, is a member of the LiveOn Executive Leadership Council, co-chair of the HSC Priority and Strategy Council, and member of the Trinity Wall Street Neighborhood Council.
Darren is a native New Yorker and resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters, where he stays busy coaching his kids’ softball and ski racing teams. He graduated with a BA from Middlebury College with a double major in Political Science and Philosophy and received his J.D. cum laude from New York Law School.