David is to retire this year as the President and CEO of EastGroup Properties and plans to stay involved as the Chairman of the Board. Based in Jackson, MS, EastGroup is a NYSE real estate investment trust focused on industrial properties in the major sunbelt markets. David’s prior community service includes the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson (MS), the Board of Trustees of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and fundraising for a variety of schools. He is a graduate of Princeton University with honors and received his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He was also an officer in the U. S. Army with service in Vietnam. David and his wife Missy have visited Jackson for over 40 years and have had a home in the valley for twelve years. They especially enjoy hiking and cross-country skiing.
Favorite Raptor: Great Horn Owl