David Matheson holds an M.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington. He has served as the Deputy Commissioner for Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior; the CEO for Coeur d’Alene Development Enterprises; an advisor for the President’s Commission on Reservation Economies; a delegate to the People’s Republic of China’s Native American Trade Mission; and a recipient of Commendation from the Secretary of the Interior for Outstanding Service. David Matheson repeated long term service as CEO of the Coeur d’ Alene Casino & Resort Hotel in Worley, Idaho, which was voted #1 casino in the Spokesman Reader Review for three consecutive years. He has served as a Council leader, Tribal Chairman, and manager of various tribal operations.