David Chamberlain: Managing Partner

David Chamberlain - Eaglepoint Advisors

David Chamberlain has over 15 years of CEO experience, having led three successful NYSE-listed companies — Stride Rite, Genesco and Shaklee. He substantially increased shareholder value at each firm.

He is recognized for his ability to rapidly change failed cultures, modify behavior and improve results. During his career, he bought and successfully integrated businesses, sold underperforming operations, as well as repositioned and rebuilt nationally recognized brands.


David held senior management positions at Nabisco Brands and Quaker Oats, where he ran numerous brands and divisions in the United States and Canada. He served as a Lieutenant in the United States Army.

David holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


  • Eddie Bauer (Executive Chair & Interim CEO)
  • Papyrus (Executive Chairman)
  • Stride Rite (Chairman & CEO) — Sperry Topsider; Keds; Saucony; Tommy Hilfiger footwear license; Robeez
  • Genesco (Chairman & CEO) — Journeys Stores; Johnston & Murphy; Dockers footwear
  • Shaklee (President & CEO) — Multilevel nutritional products; Harry & David; Jackson & Perkins
  • Nabisco (Division President, US; Group Vice President, Canada)
  • Quaker Oats (Division President)


  • Wild Oats
  • Guckenheimer
  • Mrs. Fields
  • Payless Cashways

Non-Profit and Business Organizations

  • Vice Chair: US Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair: Bay Area United Way
  • Chair: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
  • Chair: University of California San Francisco Foundation (Medical)
  • President: San Francisco Opera
  • Chair: WGBH Board of Advisors (Boston)
  • Trustee: Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
  • SF City College Foundation