David Reape 

Vice Chairman

David Reape is President of ARKequity, a Radnor based private equity concern.  Prior to joining ARK, Mr. Reape served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating officer at J.G. Wentworth LLC, a leading specialty finance firm, where he is a principal and remains in an advisory capacity.  He was a partner in J.G. Wentworth LLC’s predecessor entities, and was instrumental in developing, implementing and securitizing a number of the company’s receivables purchasing programs. Prior to his 13 years at Wentworth, he held various operations management positions at an industrial distributor, before which he was an options trader on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.  

Mr. Reape graduated from Yale University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and holds an M.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Virginia. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Episcopal Academy (Newtown Square, PA) and on the Board of Directors of Integrity Health LLC (Princeton, NJ).