For the last two decades, David has provided finance expertise to private equity firms, startup companies and financial institutions. Since joining GCG in 2008, David has served as an interim CFO on nearly 25 engagements. David manages GCG's Venture Capital Practice.
Prior to joining GCG, David was the CFO for BlueRun Ventures where he created the financial and administrative infrastructure for the venture capital partnership. Under his leadership, assets under management increased from $150 million to $1 billion in six years.
Prior to BlueRun, David was the CFO of PayPal. There, he established the company’s financial planning and accounting processes, was instrumental in raising three rounds of private equity financing totaling $140 million, and coordinated the merger of PayPal, Inc. with X.com Corporation which resulted in $680 million valuation. Before PayPal, David was a Senior VP at Silicon Valley Bank, and held various senior positions at Barclays Bank PLC.
He has a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Administration from Polytechnic of the South Bank, London, England. He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers (United Kingdom) and a member of the Association of Financial Professionals.
David is an athlete and an active member of his community. He is the current Chairman and former Treasurer of the Bullis Purissima Elementary School Foundation. He is also a downhill and cross country skier, and a distance runner who has completed 24 marathons.