David Alderson

David Alderson is the president and CEO of Alderson Enterprises, which previously included the Alderson Automotive Group. The Alderson Automotive Group served west Texas and eastern New Mexico communities for over 70 years until its recent acquisition by the Cavender Auto Family. Additionally, he is also a partner of Legacy S-D, Ltd, the family’s real estate entity. 

Alderson began working at Alderson Enterprises in 1984. He became president and CEO in 1998. Active in his profession, Alderson serves on the Cadillac National Dealer Council and the Texas Automobile Dealers Association.

Alderson’s commitment to his community includes serving on the Lubbock Area United Way Board of Directors, the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, the Lubbock Downtown Development Corporation, and the City of Lubbock Downtown Tax Increment Financing Board.

He is a member of the Chancellor’s Council and the Spur Society. He has also served in numerous capacities assisting the launch and progress of the Talkington School for Young Women Leaders. In 2020, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Rawls College of Business.

Alderson graduated from Texas Tech University with a bachelor of business administration in general business in 1986. He is married to Lisa Alderson, with whom he has three daughters, Lauren, Emily and Lily.