CLEAR LAKE, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To support continued growth and strategic direction, the Board of Directors of Kingland announced the appointment of David Spalding as the newest Director to the company's Board. Mr. Spalding is currently the Raisbeck Endowed Dean of the Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University.
“David’s background in finance and business and his role at Iowa State University are a great fit to the Kingland organization as we continue to focus our strategy,” said Kingland CEO and Chairman of the Board David Kingland. “We believe David’s knowledge and insight will be of great value to Kingland and the Board of Directors as we mature as an organization, expand into new areas and accelerate our growth.”
In addition to leading Iowa State's Ivy College of Business, Mr. Spalding had a strong career in capital markets, one of Kingland's core industries. Mr. Spalding had a 29-year career in finance, working with The Chase Manhattan Bank, GE Capital Corporate Finance Group, Lehman Brothers, and co-founding and co-managing private equity firm The Cypress Group LLC. Prior to Iowa State, Mr. Spalding also served as senior vice president and senior advisor to the president at Dartmouth.
Over the years, he has served on the boards of several corporations and nonprofit organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa. He received a Bachelor of Arts in history, cum laude, from Dartmouth and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University.
Kingland develops and manages enterprise-class software solutions using its Kingland Platform and teams of data and technology experts. Leading public accounting firms, banks, broker dealers, asset managers, financial utilities, insurance companies, and retailers look to Kingland to create solutions for data management, risk management, regulatory compliance, independence, customer insight challenges, and more. The Kingland Platform is a highly secure, cloud-optimized suite of software ranging from cognitive capabilities including artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and machine learning, as well as enterprise data management, analytics, and enterprise workflow capabilities. For 25 years, Kingland’s managed solutions have helped data-intensive, highly-regulated clients discover new ways to securely grow their business and protect their reputation. For more information, please visit www.kingland.com.