Darren Bloch

Darren Bloch has had a distinguished career leading organizations and teams across government, non-profit, media, and corporate sectors. Over nearly 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.

Most recently, he 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 Capitol Publishing – City & State, and Executive Vice President for Empire State Development Corp.

Darren is a native New Yorker and resides in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters, where he stays busy as part of their school’s PTA and coaching his kids’ softball and ski racing teams. He graduated with a BA from Middlebury College as a double major in Political Science and Philosophy, and received his J.D. cum laude from New York Law School.