WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., May 20, 2013 – The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and USTA Serves announced that Dan Faber has been named Executive Director of USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA. In this role, Faber will be dedicated to increasing the outreach of the 19-year-old foundation and continuing its mission of changing lives through tennis and education. Faber is based in the USTA’s White Plains, N.Y., headquarters and will assume his new role today.
“I am proud to welcome Dan Faber to the national USTA family and applaud his successful track record and endless commitment to integrating tennis and education,” said Gordon Smith, USTA Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. “Dan not only brings an incredible level of expertise in helping youth benefit from an involvement in our sport, but also a profound skill in the ability to procure the necessary funding to continuously maximize that effort. It’s evident that his diligence and commitment to the philanthropic sector will be integral to upholding USTA Serves’ mission and to taking its good work to a new and exciting level.”
Faber brings 13 years of experience working in the tennis and education field, integrating the two sectors to achieve a multitude of successes in the areas of fundraising, programming and strategic planning. Most recently, Faber served as the Executive Director of NJTL of Trenton in Trenton, N.J. The organization is one of hundreds of chapters affiliated with the USTA National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) network.