FOUNDING PARTNER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER | ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
David is an experienced executive with extensive involvement executing growth and turnaround strategies. He leads Third Bench’s executive management team, identifies suitable synergistic M&A targets, and execute operational strategies. In addition to David’s Operational experience he has spent over decade is various roles including investment banking, consulting, and strategy.
Prior to founding Third Bench, David was Vice President at Vaughan Capital Advisors, a boutique merchant bank in Los Angeles focused on the entertainment, technology and media sectors. He has also served as a Senior Associate at Auspex Capital and as an Associate at Corner Capital Partners.
David attended the USC Marshall School of Business for his M.B.A and completed a bachelor’s degree from Cal State Channel Islands, where he studied Economics and Psychology. David is part of the 40 under 40 class of 2021 for the Wood Industry.
FOUNDING PARTNER & VP OF SALES | SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
David provides Third Bench with a highly experienced legal perspective. He has experience working with and operating companies of all sizes. His expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, financial structuring, and cross-border transactions. David has assisted in capital raising, public offerings, and sales growth opportunities both domestically and abroad.
Rees is a partner at the Salt Lake City firm of Vincent & Rees, a law and business advisory firm; and a partner in the Salt Lake City investment firm of Evolution Capital. He was an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance departments at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, NY.
(ACTING) CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER | ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO
David currently operates as an operating consultant to the Third Bench Operations. David has over forty years of management experience including over thirty years of P+L responsibility. He will lead the next phase of growth for Third Bench. David’s experience spans numerous industries including high-end residential cabinetry and home organization systems. David places emphasis on improving systems that directly influence customer satisfaction.
Previously David served as the operating division President for Perle Systems. He was also COO for SBS Technologies where he oversaw 270+ employees across five locations.