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Prior to joining Gate One, David spent over 20 years supporting the Payments and Partnership Finance practices at Accenture and First Annapolis, respectively. Prior to that David worked as a member of the Financial Services practice at Coopers & Lybrand Consulting in New York.

David’s experience includes payments partnership arrangements across a range of partner sectors and financial / operating structures, strategic analysis, product development, benchmarking, valuation, and mergers & acquisitions. David’s clients include many of the most recognizable brands in the U.S., ranging from retail to travel to technology to financial services firms. David is best known for structuring some of the most successful and long-standing payments partnerships in North America.


  • MBA, Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia
  • BS, University of Notre Dame, Aerospace Engineering

Areas of Focus

Partnerships and alliances, program / portfolio management, payments strategy, POS-based credit / payments, consumer credit FinTechs, contract negotiation, valuation, and buy and sell-side M&A support.