David Holloman was appointed to the position of Interim Executive Director by Mayor Jim Kenney in October 2023. Holloman was OHS Chief of Staff prior to his elevation.
He brings to his latest leadership position more than 15 years of experience working with people experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia, including supporting outreach teams, and building partnerships between various City departments and community organizations to address chronic homelessness. He first joined OHS in 2012 as Director of Chronic Homelessness after a 5-year stint as Outreach Services Clinical Coordinator for the City’s Office of Behavioral Health and disAbility Services. In 2014 Holloman became Director of External Affairs.
Promoted to Chief of Staff in 2019, Holloman led the execution of smooth internal operations, informing key managers of day-to-day operational, tactical, and strategic issues within the agency. He additionally collaborated in developing and implementing new initiatives, business processes, procedures, roles, and operational improvement initiatives. During the COVID pandemic he helped develop new, innovative programs to support the most vulnerable individuals, including the elderly, those with chronic medical conditions and young people. Holloman serves as lead for the Youth Homeless Demonstration Program, aimed at reducing the number of homeless youth.
Holloman earned a B.A. in Public Administration from Shippensburg University, and a Master of Science in Organizational Development Leadership from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.