David Alexander

Executive Advisor

David Alexander is an executive advisor to Thomas H. Lee Partners.  He brings over thirty years of executive experience in retail, consumer services and operations to the firm.  Prior to joining Thomas H. Lee Partners, Mr. Alexander was the president and CEO of TruGreen, the world's largest lawn care provider, where he spearheaded revitalizing the brand through expanded services, improved service delivery and increased associate engagement.  Based on the turnaround of TruGreen David was named the 2017 E&Y Southeast Entrepreneur of the year for retail and consumer.

Prior to joining TruGreen, Mr. Alexander served as the president and CEO at Citi Trends, an apparel retailer.  Mr. Alexander formerly was the chairman, president and CEO of Portrait Corporation of America. He also worked at Family Dollar Stores in numerous roles including president and COO, and executive vice president of Supply Chain and Real Estate.  His responsibilities while there included merchandise planning and forecasting, real estate, construction, supply chain and all aspects of store operations.

Mr. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from East Tennessee State University. 

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