David HoodSenior Director, Investment Research

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    Suite 1700
    Raleigh, NC 27609
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David joined CAPTRUST in 2009 and is currently a senior director of investment research, responsible for leading the due diligence team that evaluates and monitors investment vehicles across CAPTRUST’s primary business lines. Prior to joining the firm, David served as an associate at ESC buying and selling commodities and commodity-linked products for institutional clients.


  • Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communication from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Wake Forest University

Personal Profile

Favorite Book or Movie:
Bill Neal's Southern Cooking and Major League
Ideal Dinner Guest:
My family and the Burger Club
Words to Live By:
So many fortresses and ways to attack.
Qualities I Admire in People:
Love, compassion, and kindness
Favorite Philanthropy:
StepUp Ministry