David D’Arcangelo is president and chief executive officer of Arc Angel Communications, which provides public relations and disability consulting services for corporations, government agencies, and institutional organizations.
Mr. D’Arcangelo has extensive experience in government and public policy, having previously served as commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability, in the administrations of four Massachusetts governors, as an aide in the state legislature, and three terms as City Councilor at Large for the City of Malden. In addition, he is a member of the National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency that plays a leading role in crafting disability policy and advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies on disability policies, programs, and practices.
The Council of State Governments recognized Mr. D’Arcangelo in 2020 as one of 30 Leaders Impacting Disability Policy. He has served on the organization’s national Work Matters task force, which designed a framework for state workforce development for people with disabilities, and as co-chair of its Transportation, Technology and Other Employment Supports subcommittee.
A graduate of Suffolk University, where he has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Communications and Journalism Department, Mr. D’Arcangelo has extensive experience in non-profit governance, including having served on the boards of directors for numerous organizations involved in workforce development and serving people with disabilities.