David G. Speck

Mark UncapherDavid G. Speck recently retired 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 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).  He and his team were named by Washingtonian magazine and the Washington Business Journal as one of the top wealth advisory practices in the Washington region.  Mr. Speck is a member of the Economic Club of Washington.  Among his community activities, Mr. Speck serves as a director of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership, ACT for Alexandria, and the Northern Virginia Health Foundation. Mr. Speck also served as the Regional Chairman of the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.  Previously, Mr. Speck served as a member of the Alexandria City Council and the Virginia House of Delegates. He was also a member of the MWAA board of directors as an appointee of Governor Mark R. Warner 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 and served as a faculty member of the Institute for 13 years. David and his wife, Marcia, live in Alexandria.

Mr. Speck is Co-Chair of the Finance Committee.   He also serves on the Executive and GovernanceNominations and Risk Management Committees.