David Bobker

Senior Managing Director, Corporate Services

With Rivel since 2016

David Bobker

As Senior Managing Director of Corporate Services, Dave oversees business development and the TrendLign, StoryLign, GuideLign and Governance and Sustainability divisions globally.

For 25 years, Dave has provided corporate governance, sustainability and strategic advisory services to hundreds of public companies. Dave has been on the forefront of analyzing investor perceptions, proxy issues and ESG matters. He is a recognized industry expert in the areas of corporate governance, ESG/sustainability, stakeholder engagement and disclosure.

Dave advises management teams and boards on all corporate governance, ESG, stakeholder engagement and disclosure matters. He is experienced and trained in all aspects of ESG, including SASB, TCFD, SDGs, GRI, and industry specific reporting standards and frameworks. Dave works closely with clients to address a variety of situations including corporate actions, annual and special meetings. He has organized and led dozens of high-profile proxy and multi-stakeholder engagements. Dave consults with directors and counsel for the development and execution of custom board evaluations, including assessing the alignment of views on strategy, ERM and corporate culture.

Dave is a Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Alliance member and is active in the Society for Corporate Governance, National Investor Relations Institute and the National Association of Corporate Directors. He regularly presents at local, regional and national events for these and many other organizations.

Prior to joining Rivel, Dave held roles as Vice President at Georgeson, Senior Vice President at Laurel Hill Advisory Group, Senior Vice President at AST Phoenix Advisors, and Advisory Director at Argyle. Dave was previously the Managing Director of Rivel’s Governance and Sustainability division.

Dave is on the advisory board for the School of Arts and Sciences at New York Institute of Technology. He is a professional certified and licensed coach and former Olympic Development coach. He enjoys spending his free time with family, playing soccer, and is a lifelong practitioner of martial arts.

He earned a BA in English from the New York Institute of Technology.