David founded CIEL Capital in 2012, leading the investment team and providing oversight for CIEL’s portfolio companies. Prior to CIEL, David was in Investment Banking with Sawaya Segalas in New York, a leading Consumer Products focused boutique Investment Bank. At Sawaya Segalas, he worked on various transaction, including financings, private company acquisitions, corporate carve outs and private equity buyouts. Prior to Sawaya Segalas, David worked with a leading middle market private equity firm in Toronto. David began his career with KPMG in the Transaction Advisory group, supporting the Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Valuations and Restructuring business lines.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Applied Mathematics from Davidson College in North Carolina. He is also a CFA Charterholder.
David is a member of YPO, CAFE and is active in the Canadian Non-Profit Sector.