David Vise, Senior Advisor, joined New Mountain full time in 2008. Mr. Vise was awarded a Pulitzer Prize during his more than two decades as a reporter at The Washington Post. He is also the author of four books, including two bestsellers, The Google Story, published in 25 languages, and The Bureau and The Mole. In addition, he has written commentary on business that appeared in The Wall Street Journal and newspapers across Europe and Asia.
Prior to The Washington Post, Mr. Vise worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions department of Goldman.
Mr. Vise serves as Executive Director and board member of Modern States, a philanthropy whose goal is to make college more affordable and accessible. He served as a director of Save a Child’s Heart and volunteered at Children’s Hospital of Washington, Martha’s Table Shelter, and in a literacy program in The District of Columbia’s Public Schools. He also served as advisor to the Head of Sidwell Friends School. Mr. Vise is a director and past president of Washington Hebrew Congregation, and served as a director of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, where he focused on interfaith relations.