David Pike | Chairman, Co-Founder
Mr. Pike’s career spanned systems engineering to operations, he is now a partner in a private equity investment firm. After learning of their son David’s diagnosis of Autism, Mr. and Mrs. Pike spent years moving David from therapy to therapy but were never able to find a facility that took a complete and holistic approach to ASD intervention, so in 2009 David and Mary co-founded Crystal Academy. You can read more of the Pike families story in the “Our Founding Family” section at the top of this page. Mr. Pike served as President of Crystal from it’s inception in 2009 to 2017 and now proudly serves as Chairman of the Board.Mr. Pike also served two full terms on the Constituency Board of the University of Miami – Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD).