Richard ""Buzz"" David

buzz david 156pxPorts-to-Plains Alliance Associate Staff
President, RD Reese Advisory Services, LLC

5629 NE Foster Rd.
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
T: (806) 687-3160

RD Reese Advisory Services, LLC was formed in 2016 as an independent consulting company specializing in business development, site location, and incentives negotiation advising. With more than 30 years of professional economic development experience, Buzz David provides economic development organizations and corporate clients assistance with their expansion and relocation projects.

Prior to forming RD Reese Advisory Services, Buzz served as the President and CEO of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) from 2004 to 2016. Before joining the AEDC, he served as the Director of Economic Development for Pinellas County Florida, held a number of management and professional positions during a fifteen-year career with Florida Power Corporation and worked at the economic development agencies for the cities of St. Petersburg and Tampa, Florida.

Buzz is a graduate of the University of South Florida with majors in Business Administration and Political Science. He completed executive programs at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern and is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma and is a certified economic developer (CEcD). Buzz served in the United States Navy on active and reserve duty from 1969 to 1974.

Buzz and his wife Amy live in Bainbridge Island, Washington.