Mr. Richard David is an American businessman of Hispanic Jewish heritage born and raised in Houston, Texas. He is the youngest of five children. His parents immigrated to the United States in 1950. They came from well to do families settling first in Chicago, then to Houston. Mr. David's parents were well known business entrepreneurs in the Hispanic community of Navigation and Jensen Drive area. They were active parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. They invested in real estate mainly multifamily apartments and single family homes and several successful retail businesses in the Houston area. Mr. David attended private Catholic schools at Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady of Guadalupe where he was taught by the Catholic nuns followed by the Basilian fatherhood at St. Thomas High School.
Mr. David studied at the University of Houston whereby his favorite subjects were international business, world history, and psychology. He attended real estate classes at Houston Community College and the Champions School of Real Estate. He enjoys hiking, beach living, and traveling. Mr. David's background is in finance, export, import, commercial real estate, and business development places him in a unique position to engage medium to large scale domestic and international projects on behalf of government and business clients in domestic and foreign markets.
Mr. David started his business in 1980 after a one year internship with a local exporter involved in international affairs. He quickly learned the complexities of conducting international business and applied his newfound knowledge in developing key contacts abroad and became very successful with his endeavors. Mr. David is a professional mediator certified by the American Arbitration Association practicing family mediation on a pro bono basis serving the local community. He successfully mediated over four hundred cases for the county courts. He was a Big Brother to an orphan in the late 70's, and participated delivering meals to senior citizens in need of food assistance.
Mr. David engaged a successful career in the residential mortgage business originating prime and subprime home loans from 1990 to 2003 facilitating new home buyers the American dream of home ownership. Mr. David expanded his services into the commercial mortgage business originating commercial loans for builders and entrepreneurs nationwide. He was the first to create a commercial down payment assistance program providing equity monetization for investors purchasing investment properties. Mr. David's career achievement also includes the importation and distribution of high quality facsimile paper imported from Australia developing a national network of distributors serving small businesses in the U.S. and Canada.
Mr. David's acumen with business matters is very keen especially with real estate projects and business development. He is usually 100% on target with his foresight on market trends. Mr. David works well with people of all levels in government and the private sector. He works best in high pressure environments with challenging objectives. There is nothing short that will deter Mr. David from achieving the success that is expected from his decisions and actions creating the positive and energetic environment that inspires others to believe in him sharing his vision to the end.