David J. Field

David Field has served on The Wilderness Society governing council since 1996.

David is president and chief executive officer of the Philadelphia-based Entercom Communications Corporation, one of the country’s five largest radio broadcasting companies and a member of the New York Stock Exchange. Entercom owns and operates more than 100 stations in 23 markets including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Sacramento, Portland and Kansas City. Prior to becoming Entercom’s president in 1998, David served in a number of positions with the company, including chief operating officer and chief financial officer. 

Before joining Entercom, David was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Company in New York.

David holds a BA in Economics from Amherst College in Massachusetts and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

David serves on the boards of Entercom, the National Association of Broadcasters, the Radio Advertising Bureau, the Ad Council and The Wilderness Society.  He served as chairman of the Radio Board of the National Association of Broadcasters from 2005-2007. 

David was named “2006 Radio Executive of the Year” by Radio Ink Magazine, and also was named one of the “Best CEOs in America” by Institutional Investor magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008. 

David and his wife Jaimie reside in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania.