Business & Entrepreneurship
Based in Port St. Lucie, Florida, David Lereah is a leader in economics, non-profit management, real estate, and financial services. Known for his work in a variety of leadership roles, David has been instrumental in strategic planning, executive coaching, lobbying, building industry coalitions, partnering with board of directors and member volunteer committees, creating revenue-generating products/services for nonprofits, policy analysis and development, and managing the fiscal responsibilities of a large organizations.
In 2017, David founded United We Age, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization established to support senior citizens in need. Built on the mission that every person experiencing quality of life decline due to aging has a strong social support network – especially those living alone, Dr. Lereah is proud to partner with his Co-Founders to help bring about a positive, lasting change. The “Our Friend for Seniors” program brings a personal touch to seniors by providing them with birthday and holiday cards, gifts, and meaningful and lasting outside friendly contact. David is passionate about advocating for quality healthcare. respect, and safety for the aging and elderly.
In addition to his work with United We Age, David Lereah is Chair of Vistage Florida, the world’s leading advisory & executive coaching organization.
David Lereah has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Economics and Marketing from American University. In addition to his work in business and entrepreneurship, David is a prolific writer, having written a number of books on real estate, finance, investments, and insurance. David’s forthcoming book, The Power of Positive Aging, was released in June 2020. In addition to his book writing, David has written numerous articles focused on the economy, housing markets, mortgage lending, commercial banking, and strategic planning published in professional journals, magazines, and newspapers. David’s work has been featured in Mortgage Banking Magazine, Fitch Insights, The Bankers Magazine, The American Banker, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Corporate Finance Magazine.
Previously, David Lereah served as President of Reecon Advisors, Managing Partner at SMH Tranche 1 LLC, and Executive Vice President of Move, Inc.
David Lereah serves on a number of Board of Directors/Advisory Boards, including Propzy Inc., Board of Advisors, Washington, DC 2014- present, The National Housing Conference, Center for Housing Policy, Washington, DC, Harvard University Industrial Economist Council, Harvard University, Boston, Ma., University of Virginia, Jefferson Scholars Foundation, Charlottesville, VA, The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego, San Diego, California, Country Club of Fairfax, Virginia. He has also served as Vice President and member of board of directors., Board Member of Valeo Interactive Solutions, Bethesda, Maryland., Maintainum, Inc., (a homebuilding technology company) Centerville, Virginia, EZ Archive Corporation, www.ezarchive.com/zbox/app/home Fairfax, Virginia.
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