David Supple has more than 15 years of leadership experience building start-ups, mid-tier companies, and brands within large companies. Combining a unique blend of creative and operational strengths, David has achieved exciting company and product turnarounds and is recognized for his success in growing sales and profits. His strategic approach to building a business is reflected in his work as CEO of TeamLink.com, an e-business sports information company, and as CEO of Mind in Motion, where he led the development of “best of breed” digital media products.
David's leadership skills and turnaround capabilities are evident in his current position as CEO of Party City of Atlanta (a chain of retail superstores), where he is leading the company to record levels of revenue and profitability. With a clear focus on providing superior service to over 2.5 million customers annually, Party City of Atlanta is realizing significantly more revenue per transaction under David's oversight. Additionally, he is developing strong store management teams that recruit, train, and retain first-rate store associates. David also had a significant impact on growth at IBM's Software Marketing Division, where he managed a west coast-based sales team.
David received his bachelor's degree in Quantitative Economics from Stanford University. His professional education includes the IBM President's class. He serves on the Advisory Board of SOHO Hero, Inc., a Georgia-based Franchisor of Small Office Home Office Business Centers, and the Business Advisory Council of Goodwill Industries of North Georgia. David is active in The Executive Committee, a worldwide organization of CEOs. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.