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Managing Director | 40 years industry experience
Managing Director 40 years industry experience
David is a managing director of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). He is the national director of Eaton Vance Advisor Institute, which he founded in 2008. Prior to this role, he was a member of the Wealth Management Solutions Group, supporting some of Eaton Vance’s most sophisticated strategies. Morgan Stanley acquired Eaton Vance in March 2021.
David has been a student of the financial advisory experience for the better part of four decades. David has been a highly sought-after speaker at many industry conferences. He brings a unique client perspective to his provocative and inspiring podium style and his highly practical in-the-trenches advisor-coaching activities.
David has co-authored six books for the financial advisor community, including four books with Alan Parisse: “Questions Great Financial Advisors Ask and Investors Need to Know,” both editions of “This Is Your Time” and “Client Primacy: Inspiring Intentional Outcomes.” David also co-authored “The Charismatic Advisor®” and, most recently, “Chasing Positivity®” with Robert Brooks, Ph.D.
David earned a B.A. and master’s degree in public policy analysis from the University of Rochester and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar and has sat on numerous civic boards during his career.
When not traveling the country, David and his wife of more than 40 years live in Miami Beach and Charlestown, RI in empty nests without their three grown children and, unfortunately, without their grandchildren.
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