David R. Van Valkenburg
Chairman, Balfour Associates, Inc.
David R. Van Valkenburg was born in Michigan in 1942 and graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1960. He earned a BA in Science Composite from Malone College in Canton, OH in 1964 and in 1966 completed a Master of Science degree in Radiation Biophysics from the University of Kansas. Van Valkenburg entered a Doctoral Study program at the University of Pittsburg in 1967 and completed a MBA in Finance at Harvard University in 1969.
Van Valkenburg's entrance into the cable industry was in 1973 when he worked for American TV and Communications, now Time Warner Cable, Inc. He has also worked for United Cable Cox Cable Communication, Inc., Paragon, Cablevision Industries, Inc., Multi Vision Cable TV, and US West's MediaOne Group, Inc. in both Denver and London.
Currently, Van Valkenburg is the Chairman of Balfour Associates, Inc. in Greenwood Village, CO, a firm providing counsel to chief executive officers, boards of directors, and private equity funds. Additionally, he serves on the board of Mobile Data Solutions, Inc. and several private companies.
Van Valkenburg was inducted into the Cable TV Pioneers in 1994. He serves on several charitable boards including the Kaitz Foundation and the Samaritan Counseling Center. He is an ordained Elder for the Presbyterian Church and is married to Doris Van Valkenburg.