David joined Cruise Brothers in 2010 after a successful sales career in the insurance industry. David was promoted to President and COO of Cruise Brothers in early 2022 following his leadership of Cruise Brothers' Cruising Free division. Cruising Free has a team of 30+ Business Development Managers each with their own team of independently contracted travel agents, and David turned that business from $3 million per year into a $50 million a year integral part of the company. He is a strong believer in entrepreneurship and cultivated his Cruising Free Business Development Managers or "Team Leaders" to develop teams that focus on their individual strengths whether it be land, ocean cruise, river cruise or city vacations. In his role as President and COO he will oversee all aspects of the company's operation and drive it to even greater success post-pandemic. Originally from Rhode Island, he is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, and an avid ice hockey buff.