David Crane served as Special Advisor to the Governor for Jobs and Economic Growth. Before joining the Schwarzenegger Administration, Crane was a partner for 25 years with a financial advisory firm that grew from one office with five employees when he joined in 1979 to a multi-national enterprise with hundreds of employees by the time he retired in 2003. Crane also sits on the boards of the California Economic Development Commission and the California High Speed Rail Authority and lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children.