Senior Vice President, Business Development & Corporate Relations
David is a veteran economic development professional with marketing and program development experience in the public, nonprofit and private sectors. He has run a university-related business incubator and a unique public venture capital organization, developed state-level urban redevelopment incentives and tourism promotion campaigns, and directed business recruitment marketing efforts on both the state and regional levels. David headed marketing for the Connecticut Department of Economic Development for 15 years and later founded and directed Connecticut Innovations, the state’s risk capital agency. He recently led business attraction efforts for Northeast Utilities where he coordinated a business recruitment initiative for the six New England states. He served as president of Science Park at Yale and vice president at the Connecticut Economic Resource Center.
David is a board member and former chairman of the Connecticut Economic Resource Center, a trustee of the Eastern States Exposition, part of the Corporate Advisory Committee of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts and on the board of the Northeastern Economic Developers Association.