David joined Emerald in January 2020 as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently David served as Chief Financial Officer of MDC Partners for the last 12 years, overseeing all aspects of agency operations, financial reporting and compliance, corporate finance, treasury and investor relations for the company. Additionally, David served as Interim Co-Chief Executive Officer in early 2019 as MDC Partners underwent a strategic review which culminated in a significant strategic investment into the company. Since joining MDC Partners in 2007, David has helped scale the business into one of the ten largest global advertising & marketing communications companies, quadruple revenue, and grow MDC Partners from a $400-million to a $1.5-billion business. Prior to joining MDC Partners, David held leadership roles at Cobalt Capital, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities, ABN AMRO/ING Barings Furman Selz, and CIBC World Markets. David is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
David resides in New York City with his wife Abby and their four children.