David began his career in 1981 with C&S Bank (now Bank of America) in Greenville. He advanced to Senior Vice President before leaving in 1996 to join First Citizens Bank as an Executive Vice President and Division Executive responsible for commercial banking, leasing and cash management for the state of South Carolina. In June 2005, he left to form Pinnacle Bank of South Carolina. David has been very involved in the local community his entire career. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Greenville Local Development Corporation, and the Greenville New markets Opportunity Board. He recently served as the president of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Board and has served on many other civic and church positions. He is a graduate of Leadership Greenville and Leadership South Carolina. He graduated from Clemson University and the Louisiana State University Graduate School of Banking.