David Friday was born in Birmingham, AL in 1959 and married Connie Bailey in 1981. They adopted 2 children, Tara and Brandon. David and Connie moved to Conroe in 1984 to open a national uniform company.


  • After moving to Conroe in 1984, David became active in the Chamber in 1988
  • David’s company has been a Chamber member since 1952
  • Chairman of the Board 1995; served on the Board of Directors several times
  • Chamber Key Person recipient 1992
  • Lobsterfest Chairman 1992 an 1993
  • Chaired the Building Committee from 1996 – 2001
  • Worked to pass the ½ cent sales tax for City of Conroe
  • Chaired Chamber Buyers group for Montgomery County Fair for last 12 years
  • Helped create the capital building fund for the Chamber’s present building
  • Helped develop Wall of Honor
  • He has showed above average commitment to the Chamber throughout the years, taking a responsible role in every assignment, request, or project in which he was involved with a willing attitude


  • Purchased Wilkins Cleaners and Wilkins Linens and Dust Control Service in 1993
  • Has served as member and President of McDade Estates Homeowner’s Association
  • Served as member of Chairman of City of Conroe Planning and Zoning Commission for 10 years
  • Helped merge 3 independent textile rental associations into one large association
  • Has served on many business associations related to his industry


  • Life Member of Montgomery County Fair Association and serves on the Advisory Board
  • Active member Conroe Bible Church, Conroe
  • Member of Men’s Bible Study at Conroe Bible Church for last 10 years +

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