CDE’s Chief Financial Officer is David Shimon, a founder and former owner of a commercial bank in Maryland, serving on its loan committee and board of directors. He also founded a $60 M technical company and served as its board chairman. He has had many years of experience in guiding young companies to success. In recent years, he has owned and operated a Florida solar company. David is very active in and a regular speaker for many community groups that feed the elderly and provide services in under-developed empowerment zones in Florida.