David grew up in Chicago's Northern Suburbs and graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin in Madison in 2002.
After working in the pharmaceutical validation market in the Chicagoland area until 2005, he moved to Seattle, WA, and began a MBA program at Seattle University part-time while working in technical sales for ChemPoint, a specialty chemical distributor.
In 2007, David moved on to a small chemical providor of wastewater solutions, CESCO Solutions, where he spent 3 years. This year, he became a full-time MBA student and will be finishing that program this winter (winter quarter of 2010). Currently he is completing a MBA intership at the University of Washington where he is evaluating the commercialization viability of their water technology.