For nearly forty years David has worked to advance economic opportunity and social mobility for people and communities struggling to realize the American Dream. He is the former president and a current Senior Fellow at MDC, a North Carolina-based nonprofit “think tank with muddy boots,” focused on helping the South become a place where all people can thrive. David sees broadband as an essential component of the “infrastructure of opportunity” that all Americans deserve.
David is a graduate of Yale College and holds masters degrees from Yale Divinity School and the Yale School of Management. He is a board member of the Center for Law and Social Policy in Washington, DC.