David joined Simonds in 2002 and has led a positive transformation of the group business serving in a variety of Sales and Marketing leadership roles before becoming President in 2016.
David has a proven record in effecting operations turn-arounds, business development, sales team motivation, and global relationship management. He has a strong working knowledge of the industrial markets in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
David studied at the University of Missouri, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance at the Trulaske School of Business. David currently serves on the Supplier Advisory Council for Affiliated Distributors®-Industrial Division and is actively involved with the North American Industrial Supply Association.
His son is in Troop 114 in Shrewsbury, and most recently David served as the Quinsigamond District Fundraising Chair.