June 28, 2017
David is the CEO of Redhorse Corporation. Under his leadership, the company has grown from a startup in 2008 to where it is today. He controls both the long-term decision making and the day-to-day management and administration of the business operations. Before founding Redhorse, he was recalled to active duty in the Marine Corps in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. For a year, he ran Bemsaya Range Complex, an 85-square-mile live fire-training base in central Iraq. David led the effort train more than 4,000 Iraqi soldiers and established four separate training programs during his tour. He was directly responsible for the supervision and safety of more than 150 military and contractor personnel. David was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq. He retired at the rank of Colonel in 2013 after 32 years of active and reserve service in the Marine Corps.
Prior to returning to active duty, David was a partner in a boutique investment banking firm, where he helped small businesses raise capital and make divestitures and acquisitions. Earlier, he worked for a technology start-up company as Vice President of International Sales. The company was acquired by Oracle, where David spent a year in the wireless application server group working with international wireless carriers. Previously, David spent 8 years with Ericsson, delivering wireless voice and data systems to local, state, and federal governments. He led a team that was awarded the largest public safety radio system contract in Hawaii state history. He began his professional career as an artillery officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, spending 4 years on active duty before he joined the Marine Corps Reserve.
David holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University.