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David Humphreys

TAMKO Building Products Inc

Missouri, US

President & CEO

TAMKO Building Products Inc

David Humphreys
Biography
David Humphreys is the President & CEO of TAMKO Building Products Inc, one of America’s largest residential roofing manufacturers.

He started his career practising law as a defense attorney in Missouri, moving to Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he worked as a corporate tax attorney in New York and Paris, specializing in complex cross-border tax transactions. He joined TAMKO in 1989 as General Counsel and Vice President of Finance, Manufacturing & Legal, becoming CEO of the family firm in 1994, after his father's death.

David serves as Executive Committee Chairman for the Institute for Humane Studies in Washington, Chairman of the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion & Liberty, Member of the Visiting Committee at University of Miami School of Law and he is currently on the Board of Directors of the Cato Institute. He was the former Chair of the Board of Regents for The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee and former member of the American Civil Liberties Union.

David has written many articles & company publications and frequently speaks before academic institutions & philanthropic organizations. Keen on history, David founded Joplin Historical Neighborhoods, which has preserved three historic houses in the Murphysburg Historic District.

With his wife Debra, David founded the Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. The Humphreys also support the Joplin R-8 Public Schools and many other schools in Joplin and its surrounding communities. Additionally, they are major donors to Miami Law and donated $1 million to establish scholarships at Missouri Southern State University. Their extraordinary philanthropic efforts bear out their dedication to advancing liberty and free-market principles and to making educational opportunities available to young people.

David Humphreys’ Newsfeed

17 Jul 2018
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David Humphreys, president and CEO of Joplin-based TAMKO Building Products, contributed $850,000 to Club for Growth Action Missouri.

David Humphreys’ Background

President & CEO
1994 - Present
Joplin, US
TAMKO Building Products Inc is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products, decking & railing products, waterproofing, cements & coatings.
General Counsel and Vice President of Finance, Manufacturing & Legal
1989 - 1994
Joplin, US
TAMKO Building Products Inc is a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products, decking and railing products, waterproofing, cements & coatings.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Visiting Committee Member
Miami, US
Miami Law is one of the nation's leading institutions of legal education. Faculty members are leaders in their scholarly & professional fields, which benefits the highly talented and diverse student body.
Member
New York, US
The ACLU is a non-profit, non-partisan, legal and advocacy organization.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Chair of the Board of Regents
Sewanee, US
Known familiarly as Sewanee, the University of the South offers an unmatched educational experience. The university remains small and is dedicated to building a sense of community.

Philanthropy

Donor
2017 - Present
Joplin, US
The Humphreys established a $1 million scholarship at Missouri Southern State University to be awarded over the next 10 years. Each award will cover at least half of each student’s tuition for the school year.
Founder & Board Member
1993 - Present
Joplin, US
David and his wife, Debra, founded Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. It now has more than 350 students enrolled in grades PK to12. A Board of Trustees governs the school.
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David Humphreys’ Education

LL.M. degree (Tax specialty)
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