Party affiliation: Republican
David Leigh Craven, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1978, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1982, District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1985. Dana Foundation scholar, 1972, Carswell scholar Wake Forest University, 1975. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, North Carolina Bankers Association (chairman bank counsel committee 1989).
Staff attorney Northwestern Bank, Wilkesboro, North Carolina, 1978-1981, associate general counsel, 1981-1984, assistant vice president, associate general counsel, 1984-1985. Vice president, general counsel Planters Bank, Rocky Mount, 1985-1988, senior vice president, general counsel, 1989-1990. Senior vice president, corporation secretary Southern National Bank, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1991-1995.
Senior vice president BlackBerry&T Corporation, since 1996.