As a businessman, David has innovated Co-Working space in Charlotte and developed nearly 600 apartments on Lake Norman, employing hundreds of construction workers from counties in the 10th District.

David has been married for 38 years to Sally with three children and four granddaughters.  David composes both church and       secular music on guitar and piano and appeared with Brad Pitt in The Amish Story: A Stoning in Fulham County and is Screen Actors Guild eligible for his role playing a Judge in the movie.

David graduated Phi Beta Kappa with Bachelors degree in Economics and a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.  He began his legal career as a prosecutor, trying over 3,000 charges in trials.  As an attorney, he has tried commercial, family law and Workers Compensation cases across North Carolina.

An Eagle Scout, David has been active in his community as Clerk of Session for his Church, Chair of the Mitchell Community College Board and internationally as a member of US trade delegations to Taiwan (Republic of China), Germany, and to Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

David Parker.  David Parker is a businessman, lawyer and developer from Iredell County.  He has served as an elected member of the Iredell-Statesville School Board, Moderator of the Salem Presbytery in the Presbyterian Church (USA), and Chaired the North Carolina Democratic Party in 2012 when North Carolina hosted the DNC Convention in Charlotte.