David Earls


Since January 2017, Mr. Earls has overseen and managed the Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) alongside Academy Award nominee Amy Hobby. TFI launched the Tribeca Film Festival and later transitioned to a separate but affiliated non-profit dedicated to supporting underrepresented filmmakers on a year-round basis. Mr. Earls previously worked for the Tribeca Film Institute from 2003-2012, co-creating and overseeing their fundraising department.

In addition to his role at Tribeca Film Institute, Mr. Earls serves as co- founder and managing partner of B.E. Capital Management, a private investment partnership founded in 2012 that invests in bankruptcies, liquidations and trade claims.

Mr. Earls began his career as a financial analyst in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Earls graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998 where he was a member of their nationally ranked varsity soccer team.

Mr. Earls has served on the board of The September Concert Foundation, The Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Awards Jury and the Wasserman Awards Jury at NYU Tisch. 



Angela Brugioni