David joined Mainsail in 2012 and is responsible for executing and managing Mainsail’s investments. His investments include Brilliant Earth, Zen Planner (acquired by Daxko), nCourt (acquired by Providence Equity), Novus Biologicals (acquired by Bio-Techne), PlayMaker Health, Bio-Optronics and FairWarning. David currently serves on the board of FairWarning and Bio-Optronics. He formerly served on the board of Zen Planner.
Prior to joining Mainsail, David was an Investment Banker at Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco. While at Wells Fargo Securities, David advised on and executed a number of M&A transactions for leading public and private companies in the software and storage industries. Prior to Wells Fargo Securities, David was an Investment Banker at Houlihan Lokey where he focused on middle market M&A transactions in the healthcare services sector.
David graduated from the University of Southern California, where he earned his bachelor’s degree from the Marshall School of Business.
Outside of Mainsail…
David enjoys exploring the world with his wife and family. David is an avid USC football fan and a frustrated golfer.
From: San Jose, CA
Lives in: San Francisco, CA
Roots for: USC Trojans and anyone playing UCLA