Dave began his career by gaining over six years of deal experience at CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate company. Following completion of his MBA at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and upon the passage of NAFTA, David “cut his teeth” in corporate debt finance for Grupo Bancomer in Mexico City (now BBVA Bancomer) during a severe economic crisis.
Dave has also served as senior business development manager at eBay, including the launch and growth of various eBay verticals (eBay Real Estate, eBay Travel, eBay Premium) and in seller scalability and integration of eBay acquisitions.
Dave holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Davis and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where he was student body president at both institutions. He is a lifelong environmentalist, and has held leadership positions with the Sierra Club and the League to Save Lake Tahoe, and was a candidate for the California State Assembly.