David Michaud

Invest in Others Board Member
Joined March 2024


Managing Director
Eaton Vance

Dave is a managing director of Eaton Vance Distributors, Inc., part of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). Dave is co-head of U.S. intermediary sales, responsible for all field sales including internal and external wholesaling for the firm’s wirehouse, independent and RIA channels. He sets the strategic direction and day-to-day oversight of distribution within those channels. Dave’s leadership role focuses on enhancing sales reach and relationships, while building on the client-oriented solutions across the full range of intermediaries.

Previously, he was managing director of RIA and family office sales. The group is responsible for business development and client service in the RIA, family office and bank trust market. He began his career in the investment management industry with Eaton Vance in 1994. Morgan Stanley acquired Eaton Vance in March 2021.

Previously, Dave was national sales director in the firm’s Advisory Services Group, responsible for the sales and service of the firm’s offerings for the registered investment advisor, bank trust and private wealth communities. Dave has also held senior roles within Eaton Vance’s Sub-Advisory and Defined Contribution – Investment Only (DCIO) group, most recently serving as director of the firm’s Sub-Advisory and DCIO sales team. Dave earned a B.S. from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management and an MBA from Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business. He is a CFA charter holder and holds Series 6, 7, 24 and 63 FINRA licenses.