David co-founded and leads the overall growth for 19Y Advisors. David leverages 30 years as a serial entrepreneur, investor, and corporate executive across Mobility, Technology, Marketing Services and Media. Prior to founding 19Y, David joined Cox Automotive in 2013 where he led New Ventures. During this period, David developed several ventures including Flexdrive, that was sold to Lyft in 2020, investments that included board roles at Getaround, Ridecell and Vinli, along with the acquisition of Ridekleen. This work led to the development of the Cox Automotive Mobility division. David took his first company, Student Advantage, public in 1999 on the NASDAQ and subsequently led several ventures from inception to exit. David lives in Atlanta, GA with his family and enjoys competing in endurance sports, having completed several full ironman competitions.