Originally from Portland Oregon, David must like his adopted hometown of Chicago as he has worked at Erikson for over 20 years. With a background in finance for both corporate and nonprofit organizations, David arrived at Erikson in 1997 in an administrative role, working for Linda Gilkerson. Over the next decade, David advanced to Payroll/Benefits manager, then HR Director, and finally Chief HR Officer in 2008. Facilities was added to David’s responsibilities along the way. When not at Erikson, David enjoys travel, and is a proud cat parent of Frank and Beans, felines who have their own social media account.