David recently helped launch a new business helping families with significant wealth set up and manage their single family office. At (qp) global family offices David serves as Chief Operating Officer, focused on running the internal operations and human resources for the company. Prior to that Mr. Ward helped launch the single family office for a very successful Midwest family, helping them buy businesses in the healthcare sector.
David has spent his whole career in the investment industry, first working for large, bulge bracket investment banks before spending sixteen years in the alternative investment industry. He is a graduate of Boston College, Carroll School of Management after growing up in a large Roman Catholic family in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. He was recently the Chairman of the Board of LeaderComm, prior to the organization agreeing to be folded into Leadership Foundations and renamed the Colangelo Carpenter Innovation Center (CCIC). He is excited for what the CCIC can bring to both Local Leadership Foundations as well as to the community development world overall, as it searches for innovative ideas, systems and organizations to bring effective outcomes. Outside of work Mr. Ward enjoys many sports and travelling globally.