David is Founder of Austin based Lumen Insurance and a Commercial Insurance Producer. He launched his career with a multi-location Austin based insurance agency with a 60 year history. The agency was part of an aggregator making among the top 10 of largest Insurance Aggregators in America. His primary areas of expertise were in technology and real estate with a focus on complicated professional liability issues.

David’s prior success was heavily attributed to his ability to connect with and understand C-Level Executives. He leveraged business acumen and communications skills to uncover issues and align the best solutions for his clients. David was particularly astute with the use of technology, analytics, and creative problem solving.

Military and Industry Leadership

David’s leadership expertise comes from his formal training and field experience leading airmen as a Combat Crew Commander and Flight Commander in the Air Force. David spent over 6 years in the Air Force serving as a nuclear weapons officer. His industry leadership includes serving on the board for the Independent Agents of Austin and Young Agent Advisory Council for the Independent Agents of Texas. David is also a graduate of the highly selective Leadership Austin Emerge Program. His non-profit leadership includes various boards and committees and he is the current President of the Capital City A&M club focused on raising scholarships for the local youth.


David holds a bachelors degree from Texas A&M Univeristy and an M.B.A. from Colorado State University.  In addition to having his Commercial insurance licenses from Texas Department of Insurance he attended the Hartford School of Insurance earning him the Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist (CLCS) designation.  He also earned the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation from National Alliance.