A 15-year media and technology veteran, David joined Homes.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, as the company’s president in September 2014. David oversees overall business strategy and day-to-day operations of Homes.com, ensuring the company continues to stand out from others in the dynamic online real estate market. With a continued focus on driving success for real estate professionals, Mele is expanding the Homes.com brand to deliver better data, higher quality leads, and best-in-class digital products and services to the real estate industry.
Prior to joining Homes.com, David served as publisher of The Virginian-Pilot and president of Pilot Media, a diversified media company based in Norfolk, VA. He also served as general manager of Pilot Interactive, where he was responsible for online and digital operations including PilotOnline.com, HamptonRoads.com, online vertical marketplaces for homes, jobs, and autos, and a digital services division that delivers search engine marketing, social media and web development solutions. David began his career with Accenture, a global management consulting and technology services company, where he worked with a variety of Fortune 100 companies on new product development and innovation.
David holds a bachelors degree in commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. He resides in Norfolk, VA, with his wife and two children.