David is ESMC’s Senior Director for Strategic Business Development & Membership. ESMC is a member-based organization launching a national scale ecosystem services market for agriculture to recognize and reward farmers and ranchers for their environmental services to society. ESMC members represent the spectrum of the agricultural sector supply chain with whom we are scaling sustainable agricultural sector outcomes such as increased soil carbon, reduced net greenhouse gases, and improved water quality and water use conservation. Before joining ESMC, David was Vice President of Partners in Food Solutions, a non-profit consortium of international food and agribusiness companies helping accelerate growth of food processing in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also served as a Director of Hunger-Free Minnesota, a statewide non-profit campaign affiliated with Minnesota’s Feeding America food banks and other local organizations and companies. Dayhoff held various agribusiness marketing, strategy and analytical roles over 14+ years with Cargill, Incorporated in the USA and Brazil. He began his career working for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and U.S. Senator Richard Lugar. David resides in Minnetonka with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.