David Davick is a seasoned finance executive focused on transforming the finances and establishing more sophisticated financial planning and analysis practices for early-stage businesses.
His 20 years of professional experience span Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Investment Banking and Public Accounting. As a Vice President of Finance with Propeller Industries, Dave leads client teams across several industries, including Software as a Service(SaaS), Technology, Consumer Products/ecommerce, Education and Healthcare.
Prior to joining Propeller, Dave spent 13 years at Gap Inc., advancing through a variety of roles. Most recently, he led the global apparel company’s Investor Relations program that was ranked #1 in the industry in Institutional Investor magazine’s 2015 survey of Buy-Side investors. During his tenure at Gap, Dave led teams responsible for Financial Planning and Analysis, Real Estate finance and capital allocation. He also served as Gap brand’s financial lead on strategic initiatives including mobile platforms, marketing effectiveness and third-party partnerships.
Dave began his career in Investment Banking, working in J.P. Morgan’s technology investment banking practice(then Hambrecht & Quist) and in audit and advisory services for PricewaterhouseCoopers. In those roles, he worked with organizations ranging from early-stage startups to large-cap public companies.
Dave is a former board member of the San Francisco chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute(NIRI) and is a Certified Public Accountant(inactive). He earned a B.S. and M.S. from the University of Virginia, where he taught undergraduate accounting courses and was awarded the Henry C. Hurt memorial scholarship, which recognized students for leadership and scholarship.
Outside of work, Dave reports to his board of directors: his toddler son, Felix, and his infant daughter, Sasha.