David has successfully built and sold companies and has also been on the investment committee of a private equity firm for 16 years. David describes Leesa as a combination of a great idea, a strong management team, a world-class product, and the best business model he has ever been involved in. It has provided the platform for a highly impactful social program that has long been one of his life goals. David is driven by his passion for his family, his friends, his work and a deep-set sense of purpose. He expects a lot of himself and of others, which has been the driving force behind his success. He has helped bring new ideas to life, from his early days as a strategy consultant to the start of his entrepreneurial journey more than 20 years ago.