Founder, Chairman & CEO

David F. Alfonso

Mr. Alfonso has been a private equity investor and operator for over twenty years, having acquired more than sixty global businesses, with aggregate annual revenues of over $5 billion and tens of thousands of employees worldwide. Mr. Alfonso has extensive international experience in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Mr. Alfonso is responsible for overseeing all investment activities and strategic direction of the firm. He chairs the Investment Committee.

Mr. Alfonso earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida International University and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami.

Outside his responsibilities at Empire, Mr. Alfonso is involved in supporting various organizations and foundations, and serves as a member of the WWII Foundation Board.

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