David joined the Ventures Board in 2013.
David grew up in a family that operated small businesses and enjoys supporting entrepreneurs in their business ventures. Throughout his career, David has worked for firms that provide financing for entrepreneurial companies. David was drawn to Ventures because of its mission of helping launch and support entrepreneurs. He felt that his finance background and experience with growth-oriented companies could benefit the Ventures organization.
David is currently a Vice President with Endeavour Capital, a private equity firm that invests in middle-market companies. He leads the firm’s healthcare investing effort and supports portfolio companies, as a board member, in the information technology services, digital media, and business services segments. Endeavour Capital provides equity capital to support growth, acquisitions, and shareholder liquidity for middle-market companies based in the Western US. David sources, evaluates, and executes equity investments for the firm. Prior to Endeavour, David was a Vice President with DW Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity firm that makes investments in medical products and services companies. Previously, he was with Comerica Bank’s Technology & Life Sciences division that provides debt financing for venture capital and private equity backed companies.
David earned a BA in Finance from the University of Washington and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is originally from Aberdeen, WA. David enjoys spending time with his wife and children, and is an avid mountain biker and skier.