David started his career in the natural product industry as a retailer from 1985-2009 at his family owned business Nature’s Harvest Market & Deli. He expanded the original 2000sq ft several times ending with 18,000 sq. Ft. when it was sold to Rolling Oats. The new owners retained his management team to this day for over 20 years.
David was an NNFA -NPA Southeast Board member for 10 years and President 1993-1994. (Now SENPA)
From 2005-2007 David served as the Natural Nutrition Foods Association President, and under his leadership the association changed its name to Natural Products Association (NPA) in 2006. In 2006, under his leadership opened an extended NPA office in Beijing China.
He was awarded the “NPA Industry Champion Award in 2009” and currently he is a member of SENPA Council of Past Presidents.