David Guss served until June of 2009 as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board at Investment Placement Group and is currently Honorary Chairman. Founded in 1983, IPG manages approximately $1.5 billion in assets for individuals and corporations participating in both domestic and emerging markets and is a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers. Mr. Guss served as a member of the Advisory Board of First National Bank, a full service commercial bank in San Diego, CA, as well as for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Center. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art.
Mr. Guss is a graduate of both San Diego State University with a B.A. in Economics and the Executive Management Program at Northwestern University.