Daniel Stid is the executive director of Lyceum Labs, a new charitable venture dedicated to improving the quality of political leadership and party politics in the United States. From 2013 to 2022, he served as the founding director of the Hewlett Foundation’s grant making program to strengthen U.S. democracy. From 2006 to 2013, Daniel was a partner with the Bridgespan Group, where he advised nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders on strategy and organizational development. From 1997-2005, Stid was a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. Earlier, he was a Congressional Fellow on the staff of the House Majority Leader and taught political science at Wabash College.
Stid is the author of The President as Statesman: Woodrow Wilson and the Constitution, and he blogs at The Art of Association, where he explores the interplay between civil society, philanthropy, and democracy in America. Stid serves on the governing boards of two nonprofit organizations, More in Common US and Mount Tamalpais College (formerly the Prison University Project).
Stid and Martha Enthoven have been married for 32 years, and they are the proud parents of Noah and Sophia (twins, age 30), Charlotte (23), and Isabelle (19).