David G. Speck retired in 2017 as Managing Director-Investments with the Speck-Caudron Investment Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, where he was nationally recognized for his work in investment strategy and wealth planning for over 35 years. Mr. Speck was named one of ten outstanding advisors in the United States by Registered Representative magazine, the Advisor Hall of Fame by Research magazine, one of the top 1,000 financial advisors by Barron’s magazine, top five advisors in Virginia by Virginia Business magazine, and top 400 financial advisors by the Financial Times. He is the author of College Savings Rx: Investment Prescriptions for a Healthy College Fund (Octameron Publishing). Mr. Speck is a member of the Economic Club of Washington and currently serves on the board of the Northern Virginia Health Foundation and the Ivy Hill Cemetery. Among his previous community activities, Mr. Speck has served as a director of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, ACT for Alexandria, Regional Chairman of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia and was an elected member of the Alexandria City Council and the Virginia House of Delegates. He was also a member of the MWAA board of directors from 2003-10. Mr. Speck attended the University of Virginia and received his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from The George Washington University, where he was also a member of the administration and faculty for 11 years prior to his career in finance. He is a graduate of the Securities Industry Institute of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and served as a faculty member of the Institute for 13 years. Mr. Speck and his wife, Marcia, live in Alexandria. He is an appointee of the Governor of Virginia.
Mr. Speck is Chair of the Nominations Committee and Co-Chair of the Finance Committee. He also serves on the Dulles Corridor, Executive and Governance, and Risk Management, and Strategic Development Committees.