David Carmel is Principal at Carmel Asset Management, a private investment partnership in New York City. While in college, he co‐founded Jumpstart a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping every child in America enter school prepared to succeed.
Since 1994, Jumpstart has trained nearly 25,000 college students and community volunteers to transform the lives of more than 42,000 preschool children nationwide. Carmel was selected to join the 2002‐03 class of White House Fellows, and was awarded the Secretary’s Honor Award from the United States Department of the Treasury in 2003. During the 2004 election cycle, he spent a year working on Proposition 71, the California Stem Cell and Cures Initiative, for which 59% of voters approved $3 billion in research funds. He has been named one of Esquire magazine’s “Best and Brightest.”
Carmel earned a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
He is a board member for Jumpstart, a founding board member of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, and a member of the 2006 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute.