Mr. David Binns

Mr. David Binns

President, Macfadden

David Binns is President & CEO of Macfadden, a position he has held since 2011. A professional services company based in Silver Spring, MD, Macfadden specializes in delivering a broad range of services to support the U.S. government’s response to international disasters and humanitarian crises.

From 1991-2008 Mr. Binns served as Associate Director of the Beyster Institute, where he consulted on the use of equity compensation plans and managed many of the Institute’s international economic development programs. From 1984-1991 he served as Executive Director of The ESOP Association.

He has worked in over 20 countries on the design and implementation of employee ownership plans and is co-editor and contributing author of Employee Stock Ownership Plans: ESOP Planning, Financing, Implementation, Law and Taxation, a two-volume technical reference to ESOPs; and Employee Financial Participation: An International Survey.

David also serves as a trustee of the Foundation for Enterprise Development, a private, non-profit operating foundation dedicated to the sustainability and growth of U.S.-based science and technology companies through research, education, and services that advance innovation, entrepreneurship and broad-based ownership.