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Presidio Institute: Reactivating a Legacy of Service


The Presidio Institute was established in 2013 as an initiative of the Presidio Trust. The institute concluded its operations in November 2017 having achieved its primary goals. 

MCON 2016 // Leadership Panel

At MCON 2016, David B. Smith takes the stage for a panel discussion on what it means to be a leader. “Our definition of Leadership is much more of an action than it is a position. We define leadership as ‘Change at the pace people can stand.’ It is much less about your position and title than how you show up, how people interact with you, and what you are able to achieve.”​​


David Smith, Managing Director of The Presidio Institute, Joins Denver Frederick

David B. Smith joins Denver Frederick, Host of The Business of Giving, to discuss the Presidio Institute’s mission of cross sector leadership. He explains how working across business, government, academic, and non-profit sectors is key to solving society’s most complex issues.​

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