David Yankey



B.S. Science Technology & Society - Innovation & Organization
Stanford University


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Watkins Award Executive Alumni Board


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David operates in a variety of roles for Carter at The Met project, but his primary task is leading the leasing effort of the 1.1 million square foot project.

David handles the leasing for Carter’s most recent acquisition – The Met. He has a unique background that will be useful in serving Carter’s clients by finding solutions to suit their needs.

Before joining Carter, David played in the National Football League for four years. He played almost every position on the offensive line – a position that requires high levels of communication and teamwork. David was a member of the Minnesota Vikings for the 2014 and 2015 seasons before joining the Carolina Panthers for the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

David was born in Sydney, Australia. He frequently visits his extended family who continue to live there. David grew up in Roswell, Georgia and considers Atlanta home. In his spare time, he enjoys watching all sports and continues to lead an active lifestyle after football. He also enjoys speaking at local school career days to share the importance of education in combination with athletics.