From February of 2001 through November of 2002, David served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago Board of Trade. In addition to serving as a member of the CBOT’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee, David also served as President and CEO of the MidAmerica Commodity Exchange, an affiliate of the CBOT.
David is a former Vice Chairman and Director of Bank One Corporation, where he was responsible for Bank One’s Commercial Banking, Real Estate, Private Banking, Investment Management and Corporate Investments businesses. David joined First Chicago in 1968 in the First Scholar program. Following several assignments and promotions, David was named vice president and treasurer of First Chicago Corporation in 1974; managed foreign exchange and money market activities of the Bank’s London branch in 1979; was named executive vice president in 1986; head of the Corporate and Institutional Bank in 1991; director in 1992; vice chairman in 1993; and following the merger of First Chicago and NBD in 1995, director and vice chairman of First Chicago NBD Corporation and president of The First National Bank of Chicago.
David serves on the Boards of Directors of United Airlines, ISO New England (Chairman), Wheels Inc., DNP Select Income Fund (Chairman), Alion Science and Technology and Ariel Investments.
David also serves on several civic and charitable boards including: The Visiting Committee of the Harvard Graduate School of Education; the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Science and Industry; The Art Institute of Chicago (Vice Chairman); the Board of Managers of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago (Former Chair); Member of the Advisory Council of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago; Advisory Committee of the Kellogg School of Management; Northwestern University; Illinois Institute of Technology (Vice Chairman); Chairman of the Visiting Committee of The School for Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago; Leadership Greater Chicago (Former President); The Partnership for New Communities (Vice Chairman); and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. David is a member of the Chicago Club, The Arts Club, The Economic Club of Chicago and the Commercial Club of Chicago.
David is a graduate of Harvard University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a resident of Chicago.