David attended The University of Texas at Austin and in 1985 moved back to McKinney where he built several communications businesses. He joined Carey Cox Company in 1997. David is married and the father of two. He has served on the board for the American Red Cross, is an active volunteer for Historic Downtown McKinney's Main Street, and is a graduate of Leadership McKinney, a community leadership program sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. David is a member of First Baptist Church.