David Padgett

David Padgett
Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor at Farnsley Advisors

BIO: A native of Reno, Nevada, David was a McDonald’s All-American out of Reno High School and attended the University of Kansas during his first year. David then transferred to the University of Louisville, where he became a 3x Team Captain and unanimous 1st-Team All-Big East selection his senior year when he led the Cardinals to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. After graduating with a B.A. in Political Science, he spent two seasons playing professionally with the Miami Heat before playing for two different teams in the Canary Islands (Spain). 

David is a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley and works as a college basketball analyst for ESPN and its networks. David resides in Louisville with his wife, Megan, and sons, Nolan and Gavin. He is an avid sports fan, enjoys playing golf, boating, and other sports with his boys, and spending time with family and friends.

“I am extremely excited to be a part of the 502Circle Advisory Board and help the University of Louisville Athletics continue their upward trajectory. U of L has produced countless successful athletes that have gone on to achieve great heights during and after their tenure, and I am excited to work with other former Cardinals to help guide U of L into the NIL landscape. Go Cards!”