David Simon is a co-founder and Managing Director. He is responsible for identifying, executing and managing investments and helping to manage the firm.
Prior to co-founding Hudson Glade, David worked for nearly 20 years at Littlejohn & Co., a leading middle market private equity firm. For the last 14 years of his tenure with Littlejohn, he served as a Partner, Managing Director, and a member of the Investment Committee. While at Littlejohn, David led or played a significant role in many investments, the majority of which were “Good to Great” buyout investments and he served on the Board of Directors of nine portfolio companies, most of which were in consumer-related sectors.
Early in his career, David worked as an Analyst at Smith Barney before joining Fenway Partners, where he worked on a variety of consumer investments as an Associate. David earned both a B.S. in Economics, magna cum laude, and an M.B.A., with honors, from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.