David opened his first store while he was a graduate student. Its success confirmed his belief that success in retail depends on offering great products at lower prices than the competition, creating an exceptional experience for consumers, and providing superior compensation and opportunities for his team members.
From one store in 1991, David has built Total Wine & More into the largest private wine retailer in the country with projected 2018 of $3.1 billion in annual revenue with 193 stores in 24 states. Of almost 6,000 employees nationwide, over 600 are based at the headquarters in Bethesda. They have been named national “Retailer of the Year” four times.
David was recntly sworn in as a member of Congress: https://trone.house.gov/