While still in college, David co-founded Jumpstart, a national service program that pairs college students one-on-one with preschoolers needing individual attention. A decade later, Jumpstart employs 80 full time staff and engages 2,500 college students in service to more than 10,000 children in 60 communities across 22 states.
David was one of 13 non-partisan White House Fellows appointed by President Bush in 2002 and served as Special Assistant to Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and was awarded the Secretary's Honor Award, The Treasury Department's highest honor. He is also a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute. David earned his BA, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University.
David A. Carmel
David Carmel is Co-Founder of Carmel Asset Management, an investment fund managed similarly to the top university endowments. Formerly, he served as Vice President for Business Development at StemCyte Inc., a leading cell therapy company with operations in the US, Taiwan, and India. Prior to joining StemCyte, he spent a year working on Proposition 71, the California Stem Cell and Cures Initiative, for which voters approved $3 billion in research funds.