A San Antonio native, David began his career as a Rotary International exchange student studying abroad in Essen, Germany. He continued his international studies at Tufts University, graduating Magna cum Laude in International Relations with a concentration in German studies. His formal academic career also included semesters of study at the University of Tuebingen, Teubingen, Germany and the University de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour, Pau, France.
David's professional career began with the Medical Center Guesthouse of America, developing interim stay facilities for patients and their families in major medical centers. From there he went on to be General Manager of Murdock Pharmaceuticals, a division of Nature's Way. His business experiences soon led him to the public capital markets and positions with Prudential Securities and Komet Asset Management managing private pools focused on long/short equity, leveraged direct lending and equity real estate investments.
Alternivest represents a unified identity for his investment and development activities as the company grows further in investment and development into real estate, healthcare and litigation finance.
The father of four children, David is also active in the community including past and present leadership roles in the following organizations:
- The San Antonio Area Foundation
- Downtown Rotary Club of San Antonio
- The Eleanor Kolitz Academy
- San Antonio Jewish Federation
- Congregation Rodfei Sholom
- Camp Ramah in the Rockies
- Jewish Community Center of San Antonio