David brings over 40 years of retail management, business ownership, and acquisition experience to the board. For 28 years he held several positions in the retail propane gas industry including co-founder, CEO, President, and Head of Acquisitions for Independent Propane Company. Over ten years this start up company grew to $75 million in revenue through 60 plus acquisitions across seven states before selling to Inergy L.P.
Since leaving the propane gas industry David has acquired and operates several automotive maintenance and repair businesses in Central Oklahoma. These businesses currently realize annual revenues of $3.25 million.
David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. He also served as President and member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Propane Gas Association.