David is the Managing Partner and Co-founder of Private Equity firm Talara Capital Management, raising over $1 billion since the firm’s inception in 2010. David has over 20 years of investment and business building experience, managing capital for major foundations and endowments, large pensions, and multi-billion dollar family offices. He was previously a Partner at Perella Weinberg Partners, Managing Director at North Sound Capital, and Research Analyst at Credit Suisse. David is also a creative force behind the songwriting and production collaborations at his Exit 151 Studios, located in Montclair, NJ. He has witten, produced and collaborated on projects from film to pop and rock. The Zusman family has supported the Robinhood Foundation, Open House New York, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Hydrocephalus Association, and the Montclair Art Museum.