David S. Shapiro
David S. Shapiro grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Clayton High School in 1979. After high school David attended the University of Kansas and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics. After graduating from University of Kansas, David joined his family business, Walker Towel and Uniform Service, where he is currently the Chief Operating Officer. Walker is a textile rental service company that provides uniforms, linens, mats, and mops to more than 3000 industrial and commercial customers in the Kansas and Missouri area. Since David joined Walker it has grown over 500% with his leadership. Today, David leads Walker in strategic planning and goal setting with a heavy emphasis on building a strong management team. David is one of four shareholders in Walker Towel and Uniform Service.
David Also serves in an advisory role to REAL Property Group which is led by Hal Shapiro. REAL Property Group operates a portfolio of properties in the Kansas City area. David advises on property development and strategic planning for future projects.
David is active in Harvesters, Kaw Valley Center and has served on the Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care gala committee for the past five years. David is passionate about helping others who are in need.