Donald H. Kandel, M.B.A.
Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer
Donald H. Kandel, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Administration, joined The Washington Center in June 2007. Don’s daily responsibilities include the recording and reporting of The Washington Center’s financial operations while also managing IT, Risk Management and Student Services. Don oversaw the construction of TWC’s Residential and Academic Facility and is responsible for the oversight of that building as well as TWC’s Headquarters, which is a 100 year old mansion located on 16th Street NW.
Moving here from Philadelphia, Don worked for an international federation in Alexandria, Virginia before joining TWC. In Philadelphia, he worked for the majority of his career in the nonprofit industry, with United Cerebral Palsy Association, The Private Industry Council of Philadelphia, and the Crime Prevention Association. He also worked for Dow Jones and Company in Princeton, New Jersey in the 1980’s.
Don earned a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College and an M.B.A. from The Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in College Park. He has also completed post-graduate work at Drexel University and LaSalle University.
Don has served on several boards of both for-profit and nonprofit companies. He remains active in several youth initiatives including a high school exchange program between the U.S. and Bulgaria.