David Gorman was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai'i. After obtaining a degree in Economics from the University of Hawai'i, he moved to New York City and began his career at Pequot Capital as a research analyst with their technology venture capital group. In 2003, he joined Capital IQ, a growing technology company that sold information and analytic tools to investment banks and asset managers. In 2005, Capital IQ was acquired by The McGraw Hill Cos and became a division of Standard and Poor's. In 2008, his daughter, Jasmine Kimoana, was born and he and his family decided to return to Hawai'i and make Maui home. He currently lives in Wailuku and is a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports, cooking and investing.