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The news about David Milberg joining Prospect Theater’s board of directors attracted excellent responses for both Milberg and Prospect Theater Company. Milberg is a talented individual working in the finance and entertainment sectors. Since his days as a Princeton undergraduate, Milberg has been involved in one way, shape, or form in the theatrical landscape.

Prospect Theater Company prides itself on its investment in new musical theatre with a strong sense of inclusion in order to tell the stories of all people from all walks of life through a musical medium as eclectic as the people that serve and bring life to the art form.  It is not hard to believe that a lover of the theater arts like David Milberg and this innovative downtown theater company found one another and created this mutually beneficial relationship that, in the end, supports the thing they both love the most, the musical theater.

Where David Milberg Learned to Love Theater

Milberg graduated from Princeton University, where he was both an actor and a director of original theatrical productions. David Milberg’s love for the theater grew deeply from those experiences. To enrich that love and embrace it, David Milberg decided, while still in college, to take internships with a few elite professional theaters in New York City. This opportunity expanded his artistic horizons and gave Milberg a real chance to observe professional theater development in its essence.

To date, Milberg is still serving as a member of the Trustees Board for Princeton Triangle Club, the musical theater group he was a member of in college that tours the country each year.

During his professional career, David Milberg has influenced several guiding decisions for many art organizations. Apart from his current station on the Princeton Triangle Club’s board of trustees, he also has seats on various directors’ boards, including the New York-based non-profit organization, Prospect Theater Company. The theater company was founded around the turn of the century by fellow alum and members of the Princeton Triangle Club. Prospect supports the development and ultimately the production of brand-new musical theater.

David Milberg’s Professional Life

Since 1987, David Milberg has been working in the field of finance.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Princeton.  He began his career in financial services first by working in loan sales and syndication for Bankers Trust Company. He later worked for Lehman Brothers, Inc as an investment banking vice president and finally at his family’s finance firm, Milberg Factors, Inc. His grandfather, Ben Milberg, started the factoring business in 1937.

David Milberg was instrumental at Bankers Trust in securing commitments for loan purchases and participations of over $1 billion dollars. He left Bankers Trust to pursue an MBA.  After procuring his MBA at Columbia Business School, he worked for Lehman Brothers until 1995 when he was invited to take a leadership position at Milberg Factors, quickly discovering that his father planned to groom him to serve as the president of the organization. For over a decade, David Milberg served as president of Milberg Factors.



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