David G Robson, Board of Directors

Advisory Board Member (Corporate & Finance)


Chief Financial Officer & Compliance Executive with over twenty-five years of operational, finance and accounting experience, building strong, collaborative teams to ensure financial success of a company.

Mr. Robson held senior positions with both public and private companies in a variety of industries. Mr. Robson has served on the Board of Directors of Payference, a software business, since February 2020. Mr. Robson served as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Farmer Brothers Co., a publicly traded national distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products from February 2017 to November 2019. His responsibilities included overseeing mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, information technology and finance.

Mr. Robson served as the Chief Financial Officer of PIRCH, a curator and retailer of kitchen, bath and outdoor home brands, from September 2014 to September 2016. He oversaw all aspects of accounting, financial planning and analysis, fund raising, treasury, merchandise planning and legal, with responsibility for developing strategies, processes and operating priorities to upscale a high growth retailer while building strong finance and merchandising teams. From January 2012 to September 2014, Mr. Robson was the Chief Financial Officer of U.S. AutoParts, an online provider of auto parts and accessories. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Mervyns LLC, a former discount department store chain, from 2007 to 2011.

From 2001 to 2007, he served as the Senior Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer for Guitar Center, Inc. Mr. Robson began his career with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche Tohmastu. Mr. Robson graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the State of California.