NickFalco_ADAFoundationThe American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Board of Directors hired Nick M. Falco, CFRE, CAE, as the Foundation’s new executive director. The ADA Foundation, the charitable arm of the ADA, secures contributions and provides grants and awards to advance the public’s oral health, expand access to care, drive game-changing oral health research, and offer assistance for dentists and their families in need.

“The opportunity to serve an organization that makes such a difference in the lives of others is an honor,” Falco said. “I am thrilled to be a part of the ADA Foundation team and cannot wait to get started.”

Falco comes to the ADA Foundation with more than three decades of nonprofit leadership experience. He most recently served as the chief financial and business executive of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. From 1995 through 2010, Falco was the executive director of the Million Dollar Round Table Foundation. Falco earned a master’s degree in nonprofit management and development from St Mary’s University in Winona, Minn, and a bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.