David specializes in retail and mixed-use commercial development, establishing new business and overseeing the retail division at Childress Klein.
Creative and versatile, David has more than 30 years of experience in strategic retail planning, site evaluation and selection, development and management. His experience is evidenced by delivering well-designed, financially successful projects on-time, that focus on the customer experience. He has transformed multiple shopping centers, and underutilized spaces into vibrant retail destinations that maximize the customer experience.
MBA | University of Texas
B.A., cum laude | Duke University
Division Partner – Retail, 1999 - Present
Project Partner, 1995 - 1999
Marketing Principal, 1991 - 1995
Retail Leasing Agent, 1988 – 1991
Trammell Crow Company
Leasing Agent, 1987 - 1988
Licensed Real Estate Broker (North Carolina & South Carolina)
Charlotte Regional Commercial Board of Realtors, Member
International Council of Shopping Centers, Member
CO – Chair Goodwill Opportunity Campus Capital Campaign
Historic South End, Inc., Past President
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, Past Chairman
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David is an avid mountaineer biker, and loves going to the Whitewater Center. He also loves hiking in the mountains around Blowing Rock.