David F. Bristol, CSPChief Executive Officer
David earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Air Force Academy in 1987 and served as an active duty fighter pilot from 1988 to 1996, flying F-111s and F-15Es. During that period, he and his family lived in Europe where he deployed to frequent contingency operations throughout the world. He is a combat veteran with several citations and awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, as well as numerous Air Medals. After his active duty career, David joined the Air Force Reserve, serving as an Instructor Pilot at Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training in Wichita Falls, Texas. He retired in 2007. He is a Commercial Pilot with over 2000 flying hours and previously maintained a United States Government Top Secret Clearance.
In addition to his professional accomplishments, David was elected as an Alderman for the Town of Prosper in 2004, serving two full terms and was twice elected as Mayor Pro Tem. While a council member, he served as the Vice Chairman for the Home Rule Charter Commission and introduced many procedures and business practices to help run the town more efficiently. He has also served as Vice President of the Collin County Planning Board, as a member of the Board of Prosper Bank, and as a Director of Leadership Frisco. He currently serves as a Board member of Baylor Scott & White – Centennial Medical Center in Frisco and is Vice Chair of the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board. Additionally, he has served as Vice President for the Prosper Economic Development Corporation, since 2012. He is actively involved with numerous local community organizations and he and his family support various local charities. He and his wife, Mendy, have been married since 1989, and they have three children.