Senior Vice President, David Roberts, Honored as 40 Under 40
David Roberts was named an honoree in Arkansas Business's 40 Under 40 for 2017.
David embodies the spirit of Advanced and has become a mascot for the company. Besides his vice presidential duties, he plays a crucial role in maintaining the company culture. From ping pong tournaments to writing and performing a company rap song, David brings a sense of joy and encouragement to the workplace.
David started at Advanced in 1999 as a field technician. Since then, he has served in every capacity within the company until assuming his current role as the company's Senior Vice President in 2010. He has been instrumental in helping to grow Advanced from $500,000 in overall company revenue in 1999 to a projected $31 million in 2017.
David maintains responsibility for all aspects of the company's operations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri covering sales, policy, personnel, finance, client service, and strategic planning. He holds many professional designations including BICSI, RCDD, NICET Fire Alarm Designer, CISCO Sales Expert, and many manufacturer certifications.
Outside of work, David volunteers his time with organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arkansas, Arkansas Red Cross, Arkansas Scholars Institute, and R.O.C.A.N (Reaching Our Children And Neighborhoods).
David has an infecttious personality that engages employees and supports them to further their personal and professional growth. Regardless of company goals, he always encourages employees to reach their maximum potential.