Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel
As the Alliance’s Chief Operating Officer, David focuses on growing Alliance membership as well as engaging current members. He is also the lead Alliance staff member working on small business issues and serves as the organization’s General Counsel.
Prior to joining the Alliance, David was an attorney at Bullard Smith Jernstedt Wilson, where he practiced employment and labor law, counseling public and private employers on a range of issues. While at Bullard, he counseled employers on issues including labor, contract administration, employee relations, discipline and discharge, workplace training seminars and risk compliance.
Actively involved in the community, David currently serves on the Santa Clara University board of regents, the Jesuit Volunteer Corps board of directors, the Portland/Vancouver Connector Project, and the Portland Parks Foundation board of directors. He also supports a number of other nonprofits including the Morrison Child and Family Services, Friends of the Children, Black Parent Initiative, Community Transitional School, Jesuit High School and St. Francis of Assisi Dining Hall.