David M. Love II


David M. Love II, a director in the Atlanta office, has more than 25 years experience in executive search in the consumer products, retail and hospitality arenas as well as in the industrial sector. He has also completed multiple Board of Director searches in a broad range of industries, as well as searches in the legal, healthcare, technology and telecommunications sectors, both domestically and internationally.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, David worked with a number of executive search firms, including Heidrick & Struggles, A.T. Kearney Executive Search and Korn/Ferry International. He also spent 16 years at Ray & Berndtson as the co-global managing partner of the consumer products and services practice, and also ran its domestic Industrial practice. While at Ray & Berndtson, David received the firm’s placement award, recognizing him as the individual with the greatest number of placements for the year. He was also recognized for referring/conducting more international assignments than any other partner in the global firm.

David has a broad teaching background, having conducted classes at top universities such as the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Rice University, The Georgia Institute of Technology, the Conrad Hilton Hospitality School at the University of Houston, and the University of North Texas.

In addition, David is a frequent speaker for the Rotary Clubs, the British American Business Counsel and multiple graduate school alumni clubs. He has written numerous legal, educational and business articles for the Journal of Marketing, The Marketing News and the Hospitality Business Review. David is a past chairman of the Society of International Business Fellows and is a past president of the DFW chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Sociology from Beloit College, his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his Juris Doctorate degree from Temple University.