Owned and managed a private practice dental office for over twenty-one years. While still in dental school. he began his investment in real estate by joint-venturing with his father on their first rental property in 1980. Three years later, they sold the property and David took his $25,000 capital gain share and leveraged it into thirty-one properties that later produced $15,000 net cash flow. Multiple health crises suffered by his daughter. Jenna (leukemia. epilepsy and a liver transplant at age 12). caused David to leave practice so that he could spend time with his daughter. Unfortunately, a divorce and failed practice sale provided additional setbacks that he had to think and work through.