David T. Alexander, MD

Of Counsel

David’s career as a pediatrician and advocate for children spans more than three decades. He is currently President of Leading for Kids, which was established in 2018 with initial funding from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health with the mission to create a society that puts children first. David joined Marts&Lundy as an Of Counsel member in 2018.

From 2007 to 2018, David served as President and CEO of the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, where his many accomplishments included leading the Foundation’s fundraising efforts, resulting in more than $800 million raised during his tenure. David also worked to actively engage clinical staff and board members in philanthropy and personally led solicitation efforts resulting in several transformational gifts.

David served as President for Devos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 2002 to 2005, directing all aspects of operations including strategic planning, clinical quality, physician alignment and community relations.


Redwood City, California


  • Yale University, B.S.
  • Columbia University, M.D.

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