David earned his MBA in finance from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. degree from Arizona State University. David spent over 20 years in high-tech management positions at Dell, AT&T, and Lucent Technologies. At Lucent he managed a $2.5B investment portfolio and raised over $1B in funds for acquisitions. After leaving the corporate world, David started Thompson Investing which provides investors opportunities to invest with experienced operators in MF apartments, self storage and manufactured home parks. As general partner and sponsor in syndication deals, he has raised significant private equity capital. He helped provide investor funds to purchase over 6000 apartment units worth over $500M. Current strategic partners included Ashcroft Capital, Wildhorn Capital, Reliant Real Estate Management and Covemark Group. He is an author of two investing books, blogger and frequent guest on investor podcasts.