David Acker is the former President and CEO of Sleepy's, the Mattress Professionals. During his 38 year tenure, David grew the organization to more than 1,100 stores with a fully operational e-commerce business across 17 states. Of David’s many accomplishments, the most significant was the close-knit community of 3,300+ employees that made up the Sleepy's family. The company was sold in 2016 to a strategic public acquirer. David resides in Long Island and New York City with his wife, Andrea, whom he has been married to since 1984. They have two sons, Julian and Spencer and also enjoy being grandparents. Mr. Acker is actively involved in the Young Presidents Organization; the Acker Family serves as board members of the Spence-Chapin Family Services Agency, the 92nd Street Y, and NYC's Women's Voices for Change. Mr. Acker was elected to the CHI board in September 2016.