The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


David V. Harper

Dave earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Finance and a BS in Business from the University of Minnesota.

Dave’s career has spanned more than 30 years in a variety of industries and organizations. Dave has held positions from startups to Fortune 50 companies, and has started and grown his own business. His industry experience includes manufacturing firms - elevators, air conditioners and auto parts and service businesses – food service, construction and distribution.

Dave’s has held senior positions including Chief Financial Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer. He has extensive experience in both finance and operations; including IPO’s, SEC compliance and reporting, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, financing, acquisitions, treasury, strategic planning and managing growth.

Dave has been active at the Citadel for the past several years. He currently is a Mentor in the Citadel Business School and a member of the Citadel School of Business Advisory Board, and has served as a judge for the business plan competition. Dave’s other community service involvement include volunteering for SC state DECA (high school business education club) competition and coaching little league baseball.


Contact Information:

Telephone: (843) 953-5056
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Fax: (843) 953-6764

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M.B.A., Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
B.S., University of Minnesota


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