Mr. David La Placa serves as Board Member at FanCompass. He is a Co-Founder of Fusechain and is a Founding Board Member at Orbital Insight. He has led Intellectus Partners since its founding in 2015, keeping client-centric solutions, relationship banking, and innovation at the forefront of his leadership. Furthermore, he leads the Global Executive Investment & Operating committees and oversees all investment strategies. His energy, vision, and hands-on experience in multiple ventures solidify his connection to entrepreneurs. He speaks not from a distant removal to their needs, but a vital understanding of the satisfactions and challenges of entrepreneurship today. He has extensive experience at the intersection of entrepreneurial advisory, wealth creation, and investment management. Prior to founding Intellectus Partners, he was a member of the Client Advisor Executive Committee and a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. He joined Deutsche Bank in 2004 and quickly became one of the top Financial Advisors in Silicon Valley. Within Deutsche Bank, he served as a portfolio manager, led the firm's Private Wealth Management West Coast effort within Venture Services, and was the lead advisor for its Internet & Digital Media outreach. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Management, and co-head of the Venture Services Group at Lehman Brothers in Menlo Park, California. He was responsible for coverage of ultra-high-net-worth entrepreneurs, as well as trading and distribution of venture capital and private equity fund portfolio securities. He graduated from Temple University's Fox School of Business, with a concentration in Real Estate, Finance, and International Marketing.