David was introduced to PACE in 2009 while helping to develop Energize Bedford, an energy efficiency financing program and precursor to New York’s Energize New York commercial PACE program, in Bedford, New York, where he served as an elected Councilman from 2008 through 2015. Before his careers in energy and politics, he spent over 20 years as an investment banker to state and local governments, financing a wide range of capital facilities and programs at national firms including Credit Suisse First Boston and J.P. Morgan. David joined PACENation in late 2010 as its first staff member. Now a membership non-profit, PACENation is an advocate for PACE, source of information and resources, and leader in developing PACE policies, best practices and standards. David earned a bachelors degree in Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and holds a Masters Degree in Public and Private Management from Yale University.