David D'Arcangelo's Experience
Arc Angel Communications Malden 2006–Present Managing Director
Public Relations practitioner that promotes and projects positive public images for a variety of organizations. Created and implemented PR Plans for clients, obtained major market media coverage, achieved top ranking in both Google and Yahoo searches for several websites that have been created and maintained by Arc Angel.
CSI Support & Development Services Malden 2007–2008 CSI is the nation’s largest affordable senior housing rental cooperative, owning and cooperatively managing 53 buildings, 6,200 apartment units, across four states. Regional Development Manager, New England Region
Responsible for identifying and procuring sites for affordable senior housing.
As an upper level manager I have been a catalyst for establishing policies and procedures to locate developable sites. Worked with elected officials, planners and community leaders.
Negotiated offers with Mayors, Councilors and other community officials for procuring major development sites for as little as $1.
M&L Transit Systems, Inc. Woburn 2004 – 2007 M&L is Massachusetts largest mid-sized bus company with over 38 buses moving over 500,000 passengers a year. Chief Communication Officer
Turned $40K monthly losses into $10K monthly gains by streamlining company spending and fostering positive business relationships.
Created proposals through complex costing methods, responded to RFP’s and negotiated multi million dollar contracts, developed and optimized websites, brochures and organizational communication systems.
Wrote successful grant applications that yielded $235,000 from the federal government and implemented programs funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Massachusetts State Senate Boston 1999 - 2003 The upper house of the Massachusetts General Court that is responsible for making laws, and public policies, most notably the $33 billion state budget. Communication Coordinator and Municipal Liaison
Put in charge of coordinating, developing and implementing the Senator’s press releases, press strategy and media contacts on both the local and state level as well as serving as his spokesperson.
Successfully landed and placed news stories, interacted with and attended to requests from municipal officials and community leaders, analyzed and oversaw legislation, offered line items and earmarks for the $25 billion dollar state budget, drafted and helped maneuver bills through the legislative process
As a result of my efforts, the Senator enjoyed wonderful PR, his district and its constituents were well served and he was reelected and remains in office.
Governor’s Office Boston 1998 – 1999 As the chief executive and leader of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts the Governor’s office is responsible for running most of state government. Correspondence Aide
My responsibilities were to; write and prepare policy letters for the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, manage and track their correspondence and create Gubernatorial Citations and Proclamations.
Answered thousands of letters and requests, which led to increased citizen satisfaction and a successful reelection effort.
Suffolk University Boston 1996 Bachelor of Science in Communication & Journalism
Three time Dean’s List recipient.
Member of Forensics team and competed in Lincoln-Douglas debates.
CIVIC INVOLVEMENT / MEMBERSHIPS
Malden Planning Board Malden 2002–2008 Appointed by Mayor as a full member of the Board, I was charged with making recommendations on land use and planning policies for the City of Malden.
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Statewide 2005–Present Current Chair. Appointed by Governor to serve on the Rehabilitation Council, I help craft agency policies and represent the interests of nearly 38,000 blind persons.
Resource Partnership Statewide 2007–2009 I served on the Board of Directors for the non profit charitable corporation dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through employment.
The Arc of Middlesex East, EMARC Reading 2008–Present I am a member of the Board of Directors for the non profit charitable corporation that provides services and support to persons and families with intellectual disabilities.
Professional Memberships The Public Relations Society of America, PRSA Boston Chapter, The Publicity Club of New England, The Boston AthenÆum, Malden Rotary Club, Malden Chamber of Commerce.