Executive Leadership | Growth and Strategic Mindset | Identifying Opportunities | Building Community
David is a results-oriented Executive Level Community, Business and Financial Leader with 30+ years of progressively responsible experience in diverse, entrepreneurial private and non-profit organizations.
+ Experience includes strategic planning, financial/operations analysis, new business development, forecasting, acquisitions/divestitures, and policy development/implementation.
+ Proven strengths in effective communications, problem solving and re-engineering of systems/processes to enhance profitability; continually raised credibility/utility of finance/accounting function.
+ Visionary leader dedicated to improvements in corporate culture, teamwork, commitment, capabilities and staff through management technology and coordination with the senior management team.
+ More than 15 years of successfully supporting the community through fundraising, development, community awareness and service projects that improved the wellbeing of children, families and the environment.
David has held many significant roles throughout his career, including: 1) CFO, COO and Vice Chairman of the Board for The Victor L. Phillips Co. (1999 to 2019) and 2) various positions at Koch Industries including Business Development Manager for Koch Fertilizer Companies (1998-1999) and Controller at Koch Fertilizer and Koch Beef & Sulfur Products Companies (1991-1998). Prior to this, David served as the Accounting Manager for Koch Hydrocarbons Group (1988-1991) and as a Senior Internal Auditor for Koch Industries (1985-1988).
David has a BS in Accounting from Fort Hays State University. He has also served in many prominent volunteer positions including being the current Chairman of the Board for Cornerstones of Care, a non-profit organization with 600-800 employees supporting 10,000 to 15,000 children and families in Missouri and Kansas.
David is based in Kansas City Missouri.