David P. White

Independent Director
David P. White is an accomplished executive who previously served as the National Executive Director and chief negotiator of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) for 12 years. He joined RGP’s Board in 2021 and serves as a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
David brings deep expertise in human capital and regulatory matters helping guide RGP in the changing Now of Work. In his role as SAG-AFTRA’s National Executive Director from 2009 to 2021, David served as chief executive officer and strategist for the world’s largest entertainment union, representing 165,000 film, television and media professionals worldwide. 
Prior to rejoining SAG-AFTRA in 2009, David was managing principal of Los Angeles-based Entertainment Strategies Group, LLC. He was also previously a labor and employment attorney at O’Melveny & Myers LLP, where he practiced law with RGP CEO Kate Duchene.
David currently serves as a board member of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, where he serves on the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Bank Governance Committee. He is also a board member of the Motion Pictures and Television Fund, where he serves on the Audit Committee, as well as a board member of The Actors Fund, where he serves on the Strategic Planning Committee. David additionally serves as a commissioner for the Entertainment Industry Commission on Eliminating Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. He previously served as board chair for the boards of the SAG-Producers Pension Plan, SAG-AFTRA Health Plan, and Grinnell College.