David Alexander

Managing Director, Executive Search & Leadership Advisors

David Alexander is Managing Director with Gallagher’s Human Resources & Compensation Consulting executive search practice.

With more than 30 years of executive recruitment and talent management experience, Mr. Alexander is passionate about helping organizations find people who will thrive in their unique business and operating culture. Prior to joining¬†Gallagher, he served as a senior human resources executive for such world-class firms as SAP, AT&T, Washington Mutual, Allied Signal, Gateway and Compaq. Most recently, Mr. Alexander served as the Chief People Officer for Raising Cane’s, which grew from 10,000 to 20,000 global employees under his leadership.

After working in public and private companies across multiple industries, Mr. Alexander understands the challenges that both high growth and high turn around environments pose for organizations. That experience drives his mission to find, strengthen and grow transformational leaders for clients, both as an executive search consultant and executive coach.

Mr. Alexander is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has served as an officer in the United States Air Force. He and his wife Meri live in Flower Mound, Texas, enjoying their children and one grandchild. When not supporting clients and spending time with his family, Mr. Alexander enjoys hunting, fishing and serving his church as a worship musician.