Chief Human Resources Officer

David Nachbar

With more than 30 years of experience leading people solutions at large international companies and rapidly growing start-ups, David serves as Chief Human Resources Officer at Cross River. In this role, David is responsible for the growth and engagement of the people of the Company and the locations where the Cross River family operates across the globe.

In his early career, David rose through the ranks at Fortune 500 companies, including PepsiCo, Citi and Travelers. From there, he moved to Bausch + Lomb as Chief HR Officer with responsibilities including preparing the company for sale. David then served as a managing director and management consultant for start-ups, fast growth, turnaround and companies at inflection points. Most recently, he led people operations at the fintech company Ondot Systems.

David excels at finding creative outlets throughout all areas of organizational development, talent acquisition, change management, diversity and inclusion, and compensation design. His passion is uncovering the personality of a business and shaping company culture to reflect it. David’s enthusiasm and forward vision make him a significant asset to Cross River. David earned his BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.