With over 20 years of experience in fashion retail and fashion design David Goodrowe first held the role of Northeast and International Regional Director for bebe stores and then co-founded the luxury women's designer clothing company, David Rodriguez. David was instrumental in the company's success, selling to stores such as Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Hirshleifers, and Stanley Korshak. David's experience naturally lead him to also becoming a fashion stylist, dressing numerous celebrities including Jodie Foster, Heidi Klum, Eva Longoria, and Oprah Winfrey. David and his company have been featured in many publications such as Allure, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Elle, Essence, Atlantan, Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, Entertainment Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, Marie Claire, Rolling Stone, Southern Seasons, NY Times, LA Times, Washington Post, and Women’s Wear Daily.
David's passion for education lead him to Atlanta where he became the Associate Dean of the School of Fashion and School of Building Arts at Savannah College of Art and Design's new Atlanta campus. While holding this position at SCAD the fashion program was rated the readers' choice number one fashion program in the nation by Huffington Post while the Interior Design program received top honors in the field by securing the number one ranking in both the undergraduate and graduate programs by Design Intelligence. This became the first time in history both top honors went to a single school.