David began his insurance career with Travelers in Hartford, CT in a 3 year financial management training program. Upon completion of the training program, David elected to join the National Account division as an Underwriter. He transferred to Minneapolis in 1996 and remained with National Accounts for another 12 years. During that time, he held several management roles and eventually
managed a staff of 10 Account Executives with a total book of business of nearly 100 accounts with revenue of approximately $280 million.
In 2006, David joined Hays Companies as an Executive Vice President and manages several client relationships ensuring all aspects of service are being met. In 2017, David assumed leadership of the Hays office in Chicago and continued his role as Client Executive with several large Risk Management accounts with a focus on Utilities and Financial Institutions.
Hays Companies joined Brown & Brown (publicly traded insurance brokerage firm) in 2019. Brown & Brown is the 6th largest insurance brokerage firm and Hays Companies was their largest acquisitions.