Josh Wachs

Josh Wachs joined the board in 2017. He serves on the External Affairs Committee, Diversity Committee, and Finance Committee. 

Josh serves as president of Wachs Strategies, maximizing social impact for nonprofit organizations, corporations, and foundations. Josh draws on over two decades of leadership experience at the nexus of the private sector, government, and nonprofits to help companies and NGO’s create shared value through social change.

Previously, Josh was responsible for developing, implementing, and launching the long-term strategy for the No Kid Hungry Campaign as the chief strategy officer for Share Our Strength. Josh has also served as the National Basketball Association’s vice president of community relations; associate dean at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy; and the chief operating officer of the Democratic National Committee.

Josh and his wife, Molly Levinson, have three children at GDS – Henry (class of 2026), Lulu (class of 2027) and Livvy (class of 2029).


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Georgetown Day School is a coed, preK-12, non-sectarian private school in Washington, DC with small class sizes and a diverse school community. Our comprehensive, innovative curriculum includes hands-on learning, honors and AP classes, as well as advanced-level math and STEM courses. An education is not just college prep and SAT scores. GDS teachers focus on providing the best education for each child, from elementary grades through high school. The school performing arts program includes theater, dance, and music. The athletics program offers competitive sports for student athletes, including cross-country, track, soccer, lacrosse, and crew/rowing. With our strong commitment to financial aid, an independent school tuition is affordable.