About Dave

David Port graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in economics and is a partner at William Blair. He is a 25-year veteran of the industry and joined William Blair from a leading investment bank in 1995.

Dave’s focus is on constructing and managing client portfolios. He draws on William Blair’s proprietary research, as well as Wall Street resources to identify companies that have the ability to contribute meaningful growth to client portfolios. Dave’s commitment to his clients leads him to meet in person with over one hundred company management teams per year, and listen to or read transcripts from close to two hundred company calls.

Dave lives in Highland Park with his wife, two sons, and daughter.



About William Blair

William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We provide advisory services, strategies, and solutions to meet our clients’ evolving needs. As an independent and employee-owned firm, together with our strategic partners, we operate in more than 20 offices worldwide.*

*Includes strategic partnerships with Allier Capital, BDA Partners, and Poalim Capital Markets. 

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