David Elliott, COO


As Chief Operating Officer (COO), David oversees organizational planning, human resources, finances, information technology, and special projects.

David joined NIAC Action’s sister organization, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), in 2009. He worked as its Policy Associate and Assistant Policy Director before being promoted to Director of Operations in 2012. 

David’s articles have been published in the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, The Hill, and The Huffington Post.

David graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he majored in Political Science with a focus on International Relations and minored in Business Administration.