Mohammad Nayeri

NewGround Board of Directors, Treasurer
Mohammad is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Enterprise Risk Services practice, where he helps his clients leverage internal and external data to mitigate risks and increase efficiency. During his 9 year career, he’s focused his energy on delivering end-to-end analytics and data management solutions to clients in Financial Services, Technology, and Media & Entertainment industries. Prior to his career in Deloitte, Mohammad spent 2 ½ years as Business Systems Analyst with Countrywide Financial Corporation, implementing process improvement solutions by utilizing Six Sigma based methodologies. Mohammad was born in Iran, grew up in Michigan, and attended undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Chicago. After spending almost 12 years in LA, he considers himself an Angeleno and is excited about serving as a member of NewGround’s Board.

David Weiner

NewGround Board of Directors, Co-Chair
David Weiner is the CEO of Social Studies School Service, an educational publishing company. Social Studies School Service publishes curriculum for the K-12 market through several imprints including The Center for Learning, Interact, Good Year Books, and Nystrom – the oldest and largest publisher of maps, globes, and atlases for the school market. David was in the first cohort of NewGround’s young professional’s program, and helped steer NewGround to become its own organization. He has served on the American Jewish Committee Los Angeles chapter’s ACCESS Steering Committee and International Relations Committee. He has served on the Regional Council of the Progressive Jewish Alliance and Bend the Arc. David served two terms as a Board Member of the Mid City West Community Council. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from Trinity College in Connecticut, a Masters of Public Administration from New York University, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.