David Arnold is Co-President and Chief Executive Officer - East with PKF Consulting. He is in charge of the firm's Eastern Region and its Philadelphia office. He has more than 25 years experience in hospitality and real estate development planning. Mr. Arnold has earned a national reputation as a consultant within the conference center industry. He is the original author of The Conference Center Industry: A Statistical and Financial Profile, the most comprehensive publication dedicated to that industry. He is one of the founders of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) and serves on its board of directors.