David M. Leuschen is a Founder and Senior Managing Director of Riverstone. He is based in New York, but was born and raised in Montana, a place to which he maintains strong ties. Prior to founding Riverstone, Mr. Leuschen was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, where he also served as founder the head of the Goldman Sachs Global Energy and Power Group. David joined Goldman Sachs in 1977 and remained there until 2000, when he left to start Riverstone. David Leuschen's interest in film began while he was a student at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.