As Managing Director of Investor Relations, David directs marketing, public relations, and communications with investors. David is a licensed attorney and is also an Oklahoma Senator who Chuck Todd of NBC’s “Meet the Press” recently called a “rising star.” David was named “OKCityan of the Year” in 2017.
David previously served in the White House of President George W. Bush, and also served a U.S. House Speaker, a Lt. Governor, and members of Congress. For five years, he stood at the center of the Oklahoma City renaissance as chief of staff to its mayor.
David has served as an adjunct professor at Oklahoma City University and is also the author of the 2012 book Big League City: Oklahoma City’s Rise to the NBA.
David is very active in the Oklahoma City community and has served on dozens of community boards. His current and past board memberships include Allied Arts, the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, Oklahoma City Public Schools Foundation, Putnam City Schools Foundation, the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, and the Ralph Ellison Foundation, where he served as board president. David is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class XXVI and has previously been named “40 Under 40” by OKC Business News and an “Achiever Under 40” by The Journal Record. He has received numerous awards, including a Governor’s Arts Award, a “Guardian Award” from the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women, and “Outstanding Young Alumnus Award” from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from George Washington University and a Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. David and his wife Rachel are parents to two children, George and Margaret. David is a member of the Osage Nation.