David shares overall responsibility for all management and investment activities of the Firm. Mr. Wodlinger has primary responsibility for Arlington’s National Security oriented investments within the government services and technology sector. Prior to joining Arlington, David worked in Deutsche Bank’s Financial Sponsors Group in New York. While at Deutsche Bank, David worked on the origination, diligence, structuring, and financing of leveraged buyouts, including Blackstone’s acquisition of New Skies Satellites, Kelso’s acquisition of Insurance Auto Auctions, Hicks Muse’s acquisition of Swett & Crawford, and Carlyle, CD&R, and Merrill Lynch Private Equity’s $15.0 billion buyout of Hertz. Since joining Arlington, David has completed more than 40 acquisitions including BlueHalo, Cambridge Major Labs, Centauri, Compusearch Software Systems, Micron Technologies, Novetta Solutions, Polaris Alpha, Quantum Spatial and Systems Planning and Analysis. Prior to Deutsche Bank, David worked as a management consultant focused on the U.S. Intelligence Community.
David graduated cum laude, with an A.B. in Economics from Georgetown University.
David currently serves on the Board of Directors at BlueHalo and Systems Planning and Analysis. David previously served on the Board of Directors of Cambridge Major Labs, Centauri, Micron Technologies, Novetta Solutions, Polaris Alpha, and Quantum Spatial.