David Bard – The Halifax Group

David Bard

Managing Director

David Bard is a Managing Director and joined Halifax in 2018. He is responsible for assisting in sourcing, evaluation, execution and monitoring investments.

Before joining Halifax, David was a Principal at American Securities, a New York based private equity firm, where he invested across sectors and served as a Director for several companies. Prior to that, David was with Bain Capital for nearly nine years and worked with the firm in several geographies. David began his career with McKinsey & Company.

David currently holds an MBA from the Wharton School, where he was the Ford Fellow, and an MPhil in Economics with Development from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. In addition, he completed the Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, earning a BS in Economics from The Wharton School and a BAS from Penn Engineering, where he graduated summa cum laude.

David is currently a Senior Fellow at The Wharton School where he teaches, a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations, and works with Year Up, a nonprofit providing education and support for young adults seeking to achieve their potential after high school. David resides in Washington, DC with his wife and son.

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