David is a Partner of Caruth Capital Partners and is actively involved in all aspects of the firm’s investment activity.
David has twenty years of experience in investment banking and private equity and began his career as a management consultant.
Prior to joining Caruth Capital, David spent seven years with a middle market private equity fund where he worked with Messrs. Wilhite and Wegener and was involved in sourcing, financing and deal execution across multiple industries. He was a director of three companies and played a leadership role in two significant build ups, both of which had successful exits, through a strategic sale and IPO, respectively.
Earlier in his career, David was Managing Director of Wilshire Associates’ Private Markets Group, where he led the secondaries fund investment team. He previously was an investment banker, working in the private funds group and leveraged finance departments of leading investment banks including Montgomery Securities, DLJ and UBS. He began his career as management consultant at Watson Wyatt.
David graduated with a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and earned an MA from SMU in Applied Economics. He also attended the London Business School as an exchange student.