David B. Mueller
David Mueller, most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Spartech Corporation (NYSE-SEH), is a Certified Public Accountant by training. He has been active in mergers and acquisitions for the last 25 years.
David began his career in 1974 at Arthur Andersen LLP. From 1981 through 1987 David was the Corporate Controller of Apex Oil Company. He then accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer at Spartech Corporation, based in Clayton, Missouri. David was subsequently promoted to Chief Operating Officer and elected to the Spartech Corporation Board of Directors. During his tenure, Spartech grew from a 10-plant U.S. operation with $160 million in sales to an international operation with more than 50 plants and sales approaching $1 billion. A large portion of this growth was due to an aggressive acquisition strategy.
David continues to serve in the capacity of a part time consultant to Spartech and a member of the Board of Directors. David is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia where he received an undergraduate degree in accounting. David also is a member of the Finance Committee of Mary Institute Country Day School based in suburban St. Louis, Missouri.