Dave Gilbert
Founder & CEONational Funding
David Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of National Funding, one of the country’s leading financial service providers for small and medium-sized businesses. Headquartered in San Diego, California, National Funding has provided more than $1 billion in capital for over 30,000 businesses since 1999. Gilbert oversees all business operations and strategic direction for the company. National Funding has been recognized numerous times on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies and has been named as one of the Top 100 Fastest growing privately held companies in San Diego. By recognizing opportunities in the marketplace and new delivery channels, Gilbert has remained a leading voice in the dynamic alternative lending marketplace.

Gilbert received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California. In 2007, he was recognized as a San Diego “40 Under Forty” honoree and was named the USC Marshall School of Business “Entrepreneur of the Year.”