David serves at the Vice President of Economic Development. He joined the economic development department in January 2015. David’s department is the lead economic development agency for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. Under his role, David oversees the day-to-day operations of the department that consist of industrial recruitment, international trade, international business, workforce development, existing industry relations, and investor relations. Prior to his role as Vice President, David served as the Senior Project Manager and Project Manager where he managed lead generation, project recruitment activity, and industrial site development for the Mobile area. Some of David’s recent projects to announce in Mobile include the Walmart Imported Distribution Center, the expansion and consolidation of Continental Motors, and the Airbus and Bombardier Final Assembly Line expansion. David serves on the Board of Directors for the South Alabama Regional Planning Commission, USA Center for Real Estate and Economic Development, and the South Alabama Workforce Development Council. David was born and raised in Mobile and attended the University of Southern Mississippi where he studied Marketing. He has completed the University of Alabama Economic Honors Program and Oklahoma University’s Economic Development Institute.