David Hagele was first elected to the Healdsburg City Council in 2016, served as Mayor in 2019 and was re-elected to a second four year term in 2020.
David spent his youth overseas in Japan, where his father was a math teacher at a Japanese college, before returning to the United States during his high school years in Lincoln, Nebraska. After graduating from high school, David enrolled at Pacific Union College (PUC) in Angwin, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business.
Upon graduating from PUC, David worked for a family owned commercial real estate investment company for more than a decade before starting his own real estate consulting firm, DLH Realty Capital, based in Healdsburg. David has developed & nurtured commercial real estate banking relationships for over 20 years and has established a reputation as a leader in successfully arranging financing for local small businesses and other companies in our area.
Beyond his duties as a Councilmember, David currently serves as:
Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) - Commissioner/Past Chair
North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA) - Past Chair
Great Redwood Trail Agency (GRTA) - Board Member/ Past Chair
Healdsburg Economic Development Steering Committee – Council Representative
David and his wife Laurie live in Parkland Farms where they are raising their two young children. David and Laurie share their passion for giving back to the community and strive to continue to improve the quality of life for Healdsburg residents of all ages.