Before joining the Little Rock firm of Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods as a senior consultant in 1986, a job he held for 18 years, David was a business and financial writer for the Arkansas Gazette and a correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.
Prior to that, David published a chain of weekly newspapers in northern Virginia and later served as publisher of the News-Times in El Dorado, AR. He has also owned, published and edited newspapers in Raton, N.M.; Lamar, MO; and Denville, N.J.
David’s first job was with Young & Rubicam Advertising in New York City. He also worked for Burson Marsteller and for Earl Newsom & Company in New York.
David has been active in recovery circles for 35 years. He has been a member of the Wolfe Street Foundation, which provides 12-Step meeting rooms for those in recovery, since 1985 and served as president in 1990 and 1991.
David is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in Boston. Following graduation, he served three years in the U.S. Navy.
David and his wife, Joan, have three sons, seven grandchildren and one great grandchild.