David has over 20 years of experience in the Retained Executive Search industry. Over the past 15 years with Slayton Search Partners, David has facilitated growing the firm’s reputation as a global leader in the recruitment of Consumer Goods executives.


His tenacity for delivering a superior recruitment experience has propelled David as a leading executive search consultant. In his current role as Senior Vice President, David continues to spearhead search assignments for publicly-traded, privately-held and founder-led companies.


Prior to joining Slayton, David was an Associate with one of the world’s largest global retained executive search firms. As a member of the firm’s global industrial practice, David led search assignments across a wide array of sectors including Automotive, Heavy Equipment and Machinery, Chemical, and Building Products. David started his search career with a Chicago-based, boutique retained search firm where he served clients in Retail, Industrial and Consumer industries.


Professional Activities

  • One Tail at a Time Animal Rescue, Associate Board Member


  • Bachelor of Science, Business Management & Marketing, Roosevelt University