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David Wells

Partner

Prosek Partners

New York, NY, USA

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David Wells’ Biography

David Wells is Partner at leading communications firm Prosek Partners, where he brings many years of experience in establishing and executing financial communications strategies. David’s expertise is in handling strategy, operations, reputation management, media and investor relations, as well as special situations.

Prior to joining Prosek, David was Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for the Consumer and Investment Management Division at Goldman Sachs. His previous role at the firm was as Head of Corporate Communications for North and South America. Prior, he worked as Head of Marketing and Communications at J.P. Morgan Chase, where he was responsible for overseeing marketing and communications activities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa.

David began his career as a journalist and commentator for a range of highly-regarded financial publications. At the Financial Times, David was editor of International Company News, Deputy Editor of World News and Senior Wall Street Correspondent. In his first role, David worked as a reporter for Bloomberg, where his writing focused on the Money Team, Markets and Energy.

In addition, David contributed as an analyst for the radio program Marketplace, and made appearances on leading news networks, including CNN, BBC and CNBC. He serves as Vice Chairman of the advisory board of Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas. He is also a member of the Morgan Library and Museum’s Modern and Contemporary Collectors Committee.

David holds a master's degree in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University.

David Wells’ Newsfeed

Business Insider
Meet the 18 top PR pros that companies are turning to in the SPAC IPO craze

Insider identified the top 18 PR pros that work in-house or at firms based on original reporting, publicly available information, and nominations. David Wells, Partner at Prosek Partners, was recognized for his significant accomplishments working financial services companies, notably his recent work with more than a dozen SPACs.

David Wells’ Background

Prosek Partners
Partner
Jun 2019 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Prosek Partners is a leading global marketing and communications firm based in the United States. The organization is specialized in the financial and B2B industries and distinguishes itself with a deep understanding of its clients' business needs.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Jul 2015 - Jun 2019
New York, NY, USA
Goldman Sachs is an American multinational finance company that engages in global investment banking, investment management, securities and other financial services.
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Current Board Positions

Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board
Austin, TX, USA
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies is an interdisciplinary program that consists of over 30 departments and 160 different faculties. The institute is a Title VI National Resource Center and is supported by the US Department of Education. It facilitates the advancement of knowledge and engagement with Latin American language and culture.
Benson Latin American Collection
Advisory Board
Austin, TX, USA
The Benson Latin American Collection is part of the library at the University of Texas and is named in honour of Nettie Lee Benson, a bibliographer and historian. The collection is one of the largest assortments of Latin American literature in the world.
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Publications

Prosek Partners: Unboxed Thoughts
Author
New York, NY, USA
Unboxed Thoughts is Prosek Partners' platform to share ideas on business, events, and a wide range of other topics.
‘Source Development’: Survey Shows Big Majority of Reporters Prefer Phone over Zoom with Sources; One-Third Ready for In-Person Meetings
Author
Oct 2020
New York, NY, USA
Citing Prosek Partners' latest Journalist Survey, David Wells shares the current sentiment among reporters on their field and how they are coping and adapting to a pandemic-induced work environment.

Memberships

The Morgan Library & Museum
Modern and Contemporary Collectors Committee
New York, NY, USA
The Morgan Library & Museum is a global institution focused on the European and American traditions, the Morgan houses one of the world's foremost collections of manuscripts, rare books, music, drawings, and ancient and other works of art.

Awards & Endorsements

Meet the 18 top PR pros that companies are turning to in the SPAC IPO craze
Honoree
Mar 2021
New York, NY, USA
David Wells, Partner at Prosek Partners, was recognized on this list for his talents in consumer-facing PR and marketing for financial services companies. Notable recent work includes advising on more than a dozen SPACs, including D and Z Media.

David Wells’ Education

The University of Texas at Austin
Master's In Latin American Studies
1995 - 1997
Texas Christian University
Bachelor's In Political Science
1990 - 1994