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David Seward

Chief Financial Officer


Since 1994, David Seward has served as the Chief Financial Officer of UC College of the Law, San Francisco where he is responsible for financial and business management functions, state intergovernmental relations, risk, investment and real estate management.  He also oversees the development and implementation of the school’s Long Range Campus Plan and its strategic centerpiece, the development of an Academic Village, providing a platform for shared campus housing and academic functionality.

Active in the community, Seward currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Tenderloin Museum, the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition and the California State Railroad Museum Foundation in Sacramento.  In 2003, he helped establish the Tenderloin Community Benefit District, an organization focused on sidewalk cleaning and neighborhood improvement supported by a special property tax assessment and was actively engaged in its renewal in 2019.  Previously board service also include the Tenderloin Economic Development Project and the Advisory Board for Urban Solutions, organizations with economic and community development emphases.

Mr. Seward grew up outside Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan. In 1980, he moved to San Francisco where he attended the University of San Francisco, graduating with an MBA in Finance.