David is a Senior Partner at Robertson Marketing Group headquartered in Salem, Virginia. Robertson Marketing employs over 160 workers located throughout the United States. He is a 1989 graduate of Roanoke College and holds a PhD from Virginia Tech. He has held faculty appointments in the Business and Economics Department and The Management Institute at Roanoke College. He is the immediate past Director for the Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation (CLEI) at Roanoke College. He is the current Board President of Mill Mountain Zoo. He and his wife Kathryn are avid nature lovers and have traveled extensively throughout the American and Canadian west.