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About David Wallace

David Wallace is an entrepreneur, writer, consultant and former Mayor of Sugar Land, Texas. You can learn more about David Wallace on this website.

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Professional Achievements

1

3rd Best City in America
CNN / Money Magazine

(City of Sugar Land)

2

Best Reliever Airport in both North and South America
Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT)

(City of Sugar Land)

3

Certificate of Achievement-State Recognition
Texas Municipal League

4

Community of Respect
Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

First City in America to receive award – City of Sugar Land

5

Fittest City in the State of Texas
Governor Rick Perry

(City of Sugar Land)

6

Humanitarian of the Year Award
Fort Bend Rotary Club

7

Outstanding Achievement Award – National Internet Safety Program
US Conference of Mayors

8

Outstanding Past Presidents’ Award
Fort Bend YMCA

9

Paul Harris Fellow Award
Rotary International

10

Second Lowest Tax Rate in the State of Texas
City of Sugar Land

(in peer group of cities above 50,000)

11

Third Safest City in America
FBI Statistics

(City of Sugar Land)

12

Top 100-Cities in America for Youth
America’s Promise

(City of Sugar Land)

13

Top 25-cities in America
Business Week Magazine

(City of Sugar Land)

14

Top Suburb in America to Live Well
Forbes Magazine

(City of Sugar Land)

15

Volunteer of the Year
Fort Bend Association of Realtors

16

Volunteer of the Year
Fort Bend YMCA

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+12817312565
david.wallace@dgwconsultants.com

address

1634 Brookstone Ln, Sugar Land,
TX 77479, United States

Sugar Land Mayor (3-terms) / City Councilman (1-term)

Dates Employed2001 – 2008Employment Duration7 yrs

Undefeated for four election cycles in volunteer community servant position in one of the nation’s fastest growing cities.

-$3 Billion + in Public-Private-Partnerships helping to result in the second lowest tax rate in the state (peer group of cities in excess of 50,000 population)

-3rd Best City in America (CNN/Money Magazine), 3rd Safest City in America (FBI) and Top Suburb in America to Live Well (Forbes)

  1. Founder

    DGW Consultants Full-time

    Dates EmployedFeb 2015 – PresentEmployment Duration5 yrs 9 mos

    Location - Houston, Texas, United States

    We offer various business consulting services. We’ll help you find and address problems that are affecting your success and growth. We have assisted clients with many issues including strategic planning, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, merger and acquisition planning, divestiture planning and compensation.

  2. Founder and CEO

    Wallace Bajjali Development Partners

    Dates EmployedJan 2006 – Jan 2015Employment Duration9 yrs 1 mo

    Location - Sugar Land, Texas

    Private, real estate investment and consulting firm specializing in a variety of real estate services to investors, developers and institutional owners.

    -Used extensive development experience, private equity funds and knowledge of public-private partnerships to develop assets ranging from single-family developments, student housing, office, retail, multi-family, assistant living, memory care, etc. Master Developer hired by the city of Amarillo, Tulsa, San Antonio, and Joplin, MO to redevelop the community following the devastating EF-5 tornado that struck on May 22, 2011.…see more

  3. Sugar Land Mayor (3-terms) / City Councilman (1-term)

    City of Sugar Land

    Dates Employed2001 – 2008Employment Duration7 yrs

    Location - Sugar Land, Texas

    Undefeated for four election cycles in volunteer community servant position in one of the nation’s fastest growing cities.

    -$3 Billion + in Public-Private-Partnerships helping to result in the second lowest tax rate in the state (peer group of cities in excess of 50,000 population)

    -3rd Best City in America (CNN/Money Magazine), 3rd Safest City in America (FBI) and Top Suburb in America to Live Well (Forbes)…see more

  4. CFO

    Asset Campus Housing / Asset Plus Corp

    Dates EmployedJan 2003 – Dec 2005Employment Duration3 yrs

    Location - Houston, Texas

    Investment platform created to invest in the development of multiple student housing assets throughout the US. Today, Asset Campus Housing owns and / or manages over 70,000 student housing beds.

    -Sourced, funded and developed a number of off-campus student housing assets.

  5. Founder and CEO

    Wallace & Associates Investments

    Dates EmployedJan 1997 – Dec 2002Employment Duration6 yrs

    Location - Sugar Land, Texas

    Investment banking firm created to acquire struggling companies and invest much-needed capital and management support.

    -Acquired various companies and invested in a Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) which owned/operated over 40 companies.

  6. Founder / CEO . Chief of Staff

    Grantham Co. / Margaret Thatcher Foundation

    Dates EmployedJan 1986 – Dec 1996Employment Duration11 yrs

    Location - Dallas, Texas

    Partnership with the Thatcher Family (UK) which was engaged in the investment banking and acquisition of operating companies which had turnaround characteristics.

    -Served as US Chief of Staff, created the Margaret Thatcher Foundation, negotiated literary rights, speaking engagements and advisory board relations and took an active role in the operational leadership of acquired companies.…see more

  7. Vice President of Acquisitions

    Equity Management Corporation

    Dates EmployedAug 1982 – Dec 1985Employment Duration3 yrs 5 mos

    Location - Dallas, Texas

    Real estate syndication firm focusing on the acquisition of multi-family, office, retail and hospitality assets.

    - Negotiated and acquired over $250 million in income producing properties.

Have chaired and raised millions of dollars on various capital campaigns for numerous causes

Various Non Profit organizations

Co-Chairman - U.S. Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council (USCM)

Research Scholar on Economic Development - International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Advisory Board Member - National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Board Member - Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

Finance Council - St. Laurence Catholic Church

Trustee and Executive Committee - United

States Conference of Mayors

Co-Chairman USCM - Urban Water Council

  1. University of North Texas
    Bachelor's Degree Real Estate Finance
    Played football, ran track, was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and North Texas Association of Real Estate Professionals (NTAREP)
  2. Union College
    Played football and ran track.
  3. University of Reading
    International Finance
    Received Scholarship to attend 3-month MBA course studies at University of Reading in Reading, England.