David Nelms

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David W. Nelms
Born 1961
Residence Chicago, IL
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Florida
Harvard University
Known for Current CEO of Discover Financial
Spouse(s) Daryl

David W. Nelms (born 1961) is an American businessman and the CEO of Discover Financial.


David Nelms grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in mechanical engineering. Nelms went on to study at Harvard Business School and graduated with his MBA in 1987.[1]

David Nelms is the current Chief Executive Officer of Discover Financial and has held this position since 2004. Overall he has been with the company since 1998. From 1991-1998 Nelms served as an executive for MBNA. In addition he also worked for Progressive Insurance.[2][3]

External links[edit]

Official profile on Forbes.com