David Ulrich is Executive Vice President and Partner at Wray Executive Search. He is responsible for business development, client management, and conducts both domestic and international searches. He has extensive knowledge of the restaurant and foodservice industry and has a deep understanding of the qualities senior executives need to shape profitable futures for their companies.
David’s vast experience brings a unique perspective to the executive search process. His client list includes major private equity firms, global restaurant and hotel companies, general franchised systems, start-up companies, and a wide range of leisure-based organizations. David’s previous experience in the finance, technology, and business services industries give him a unique understanding of the financial realities facing his clients today.
David is asked to serve as subject matter expert on panels at conferences throughout the year. He attends industry conferences such as ICRxChange, Restaurant Leadership, IFA, MUFSO, Fast Casual Summit, and RFDC. He is also a member of the Florida Restaurant Association and SHRM.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In his free time he enjoys hockey, cycling, golf and tennis. He resides in Tampa, FL with his wife and children.