David has been part of a wide range of cutting-edge education issues over his 20-year career. He helped state policymakers understand and craft their own charter school laws in the 1990s. He was an early employee of SchoolNet during the pioneering days of “data-driven-decision making,” helping to build the K-12 learning management systems market in the early 2000s. As an attorney at the national education law firm of Brustein & Manasevit, he represented state educational agencies and local educational agencies on federal fiscal, procurement, and policy strategy and compliance matters during the heydays of No Child Left Behind and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. David frequently presents on his work and experiences at national conferences, including the National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators (NAFEPA) and its state affiliates.