David Larumbe Smith

Serving as the Executive Assistant at Richard Turlington Architects, David excels at keeping everything running smoothly behind the scenes and enjoys maintaining a healthy and inviting office environment.   David previously worked in the non-profit sector, serving as the Capital Campaign Manager for Meals on Wheels San Francisco and more recently as an Executive Assistant at Yale University.


David brings a diverse array of skillsets to his work that allow him to be a jack of all trades around the office and to remain flexible in an ever changing and dynamic environment. David takes great pride in working to keep the day to day functions at RTH operating smoothly while also generating new business leads and developing an engaging social media presence for the firm!

In his spare time, David enjoys getting outdoors and traveling with his wife Stephanie and dog Bernard. David often travels to the Adirondacks on Lake George and highly recommends a visit to Silver Bay YMCA, which serves as a great launching point for boating, hiking, and traveling around the area. David also has a passion for making and designing products primarily for the outdoors and travel industry. His creations include bags and backpacks, a mobile tool shop for disaster relief, as well as masks and surgical caps that are donated to health care workers.