David McCombie is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of McCombie Group, LLC— a collection of influential families actively seeking to directly invest in private equity opportunities. A thought leader on private equity, he has been a featured speaker at various international investment conferences and has been profiled in the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. David also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami School of Business.
David is a former McKinsey & Company management consultant—A specialist in corporate strategy, he managed multiple client teams across a variety of industries to quickly develop strategic recommendations within complex, uncertain environments. In 2009, he was selected as a McKinsey Global Institute Fellow to further develop the firm‘s regulatory capabilities (approximately 10 of 10,000 McKinsey consultants selected/ year). Prior to joining McKinsey, he briefly worked as an associate within the financial institution group at Citigroup Global Banking in New York.
David graduated from Harvard Law School where he focused on corporate law & negotiation strategy, and also did extensive coursework in corporate finance at the Harvard Business School. His thesis, “Hispanic Private Equity: A Cultural Approach to Achieving Superior Investment Returns” was published in the Harvard Latino Law Review. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Miami with a degree in Economics/Finance, where he was a Cuban American National Foundation Mas Scholar. He is also a licensed Florida attorney.