David is a rising senior studying Management and International Studies with a focus on Ethics and Social Justice at Boston College (BC). At BC, David leads the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus and support student startups with the resources they need to be successful. He recently completed a summer internship with the management consulting firm, Alvarez & Marsal, as a Corporate Performance Improvement intern where he worked to optimize IT infrastructure for a natural gas client in Houston, TX.
As a FGLI student and son of Mexican immigrant parents who worked tirelessly to provide for their children, David recognizes the importance of making resources available for students of all backgrounds and geographic locations. When first hearing about Rise First, David recognized how closely aligned Rise First’s mission was to his own passions and decided to join the team. With Rise First, he hopes to serve as a voice for FGLI students and aspires to bridge the information gap for students from underserved communities. David currently serves as a Content Developer for Rise First.