David is Vice Chairman of Sentinel Trust’s Board of Directors and oversees the planning and implementation of administrative, fiduciary, and investment services for one of its founding families.

He is an active private investor and has served on the boards of several private companies, in addition to the boards of several family investment vehicles.

Prior to cofounding Sentinel Trust, David was in various technical positions at Exxon and Schlumberger. He also has a long association with the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Professional Background:

  • Officer and Director, HCF Texas Enterprises and HCF Realty, Inc., Houston, TX (1996-present)
    Advises privately held family businesses responsible for family office operations and investment management in public and private securities, real estate, and oil and gas
  • Senior Geoscientist, Schlumberger-GeoQuest Systems, Houston, TX (1991-1996)
  • Geoscientist, Exxon Co. USA, Houston, TX (1988-1991)