Dave Piersol was born in 1958 in Royal Oak, Mich. He received a B.A. degree in economics and psychology from the University of Michigan, where he played soccer. He holds an M.B.A. degree in finance, marketing and operations from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Dave began his business career with Xerox in Toledo, Ohio. He went on to work with Morgan Stanley in New York City as vice president and later held a similar position with Greenwich Capital. He then joined Bank of America as managing director and later held a similar position with J.P. Morgan and Bank of New York Mellon. He now is a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments in Darien, where he lives and has five children. He is a member of the Noroton Presbyterian Church and the New Canaan Society and is assistant scout master, Boy Scouts of America, Troop 53. He enjoys coaching boys’ sports teams, hiking, biking, camping, fishing, skiing, golf, photography, cooking, piano and vintage American muscle cars.