David F. Bristol

Town Council
Title: Mayor
Phone: 972-569-1073
Town of Prosper Mayor David Bristol

Term ends: May 2025

David and his family have lived in Prosper since 2001. David’s first career was in the military; he is a 1987 graduate from the US Air Force Academy and former active duty fighter pilot. He flew F-111F’s and F-15E’s while he and his family lived in Europe and was deployed to numerous contingency operations throughout the world. He is a decorated combat veteran and has been awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross as well as many other citations and awards. He retired from the military in 2007 and was awarded the Congressional Veterans Commendation by former Congressman Sam Johnson, in 2017.

In 1997, David co-founded Employee Solutions, a regional staffing firm.  Prior to its sale, this company created over 3,000 jobs, and generated over $1 Billion in revenue.  David is also the co-founder of Trinity Captive Group and a partner in several other local businesses.  

In addition to his professional accomplishments, David has been dedicated to the Town of Prosper. David served on the Prosper Town Council from 2004-2008 and was twice elected Mayor Pro Tem. Since 2016 he has served on the Prosper Economic Development Corporation, most recently as President. David's service also extends regionally, as the current Chairman of the North Central Texas Workforce Development Board and as Governor Greg Abbott’s appointee to the Red River Boundary Commission.

David and his wife Mendy have been married since 1989, and have three children, all of whom are graduates of Prosper ISD. They are also blessed to have three granddaughters, and spending time with them is their true passion.


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