David is CEO of SSA & Company and President of Council Advisors, our parent holding company. Previously, David was a Partner at Castling Group, a Management Consultant with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, and Head of Business Development for BMG Direct Marketing, a $1 billion division of Bertelsmann AG. David serves on the boards of Heritage Environmental Services and Leading Edge Aviation (Vance Street Capital). He holds an MBA with distinction from Columbia Business School, and a BA from the University of Virginia. David is the Chairman of the Deming Center for Quality and Competitiveness at Columbia Business School.