NEW YORK, July 8, 2024 — David Chubak has assumed the role of chair-elect of the board of directors for the Eastern States Region of the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building longer, healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Chubak will serve as chair-elect through June 30, 2025, at which point he will assume a two-year term as chair of the Eastern States Board of Directors.

David Chubak joined Edward Jones in March 2022 and is currently the head of the firm's U.S. Business Unit and a member of the firm's Enterprise Leadership Team. In his role, Chubak is guiding the firm's ambition to serve more clients more completely through deep personal relationships and comprehensive planning and advice — leading business-building efforts to meet the evolving and unique needs of clients, while delivering greater value for its branch teams to better serve clients and communities across America.

Chubak most recently served as chair of the American Heart Association’s New York City Board of Directors before joining the board of the Eastern States Region.

“I am deeply honored to be selected as chair-elect of the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region to lead an amazing board and staff of dedicated and respected individuals who are committed to help improve the health of our communities,” Chubak said.  “I am proud to help lead our relentless fight against heart disease and stroke. and continue the impactful work which my predecessors have undertaken.”

American Heart Association - Eastern States volunteers and staff serve more than75 million people who live on the eastern seaboard of the United States. The Eastern States region includes 13 states and Washington, D.C., and five of the top 25 metropolitan areas in the U.S. In support of the AHA’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, the Eastern States Region raises funds to transform the health and well-being of local communities by providing science-based information, health resources, community programs and patient support. As the second-largest funder of cardiovascular research next to the federal government, the AHA is also a driver of change through its advocacy efforts, public and professional education and community services like CPR training and programming.

In his role as chair-elect, Chubak will work alongside chair Sandy Volpe and other volunteer leaders to advance critical mission and fundraising priorities for the AHA. Areas of focus will build on existing efforts around removing barriers to health care access and quality, addressing issues of nutrition and food security, hypertension reduction and more.

“We are thrilled to welcome David as chair-elect of the Eastern States Region Board of Directors. He’s an inspirational leader who is committed to our mission to create longer, healthier lives by impacting the health and well-being of his employees, colleagues and the people of New York City. Under David’s leadership as chair from 2021-2023, the Association’s New York City Board of Directors achieved Gold recognition through our Gold Standard Board Program, ensuring achievement of the Association’s mission and revenue goals in the region,” said Kelly Grose, executive vice president of the Eastern States Region of the American Heart Association. 

Chubak earned a bachelor's degree with honors from Columbia University and a Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2006.  He lives in New York City with his wife, Jamie, and four children. He serves his community as a board member at City Harvest and in his free time, he enjoys running, tennis and flying as a private pilot.


About the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. We are dedicated to ensuring equitable health in all communities. Through collaboration with numerous organizations, and powered by millions of volunteers, we fund innovative research, advocate for the public’s health and share lifesaving resources. The Dallas-based organization has been a leading source of health information for a century. During 2024 - our Centennial year - we celebrate our rich 100-year history and accomplishments. As we forge ahead into our second century of bold discovery and impact our vision is to advance health and hope for everyone, everywhere. Connect with us on, Facebook, X or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1.

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