David is Chief Executive Officer of Cambridge Associates, and leads the firm in its mission to help endowments, foundations, pensions, and private clients exceed their investment objectives so they can have greater impact in their communities. David works with Cambridge Associates’ leaders to set and execute the firm’s strategy, enhance its capabilities, and evolve its processes. He works closely with Cambridge Associates’ key stakeholder communities – its clients, employees, and shareholders. While he travels between Cambridge’s offices focused on these priorities, David remains highly focused on empowering Cambridge Associates’ community of diverse and talented people to do their best work in delivering results and partnership to Cambridge Associates’ clients.
Previously, David was President of Cambridge Associates, and prior to that the founding global leader of the firm’s Pension Practice. In that role, David created and implemented innovative portfolio management frameworks that have transformed our pension clients’ approach to investing.
David has over 30 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Cambridge Associates in 2003, David founded and operated Druley Investment Management for nine years. While pursuing his MBA, David interned as an investment analyst at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
David received his MBA and BBA from The University of Texas, Austin. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
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