Get to Know David Yungmann
David has represented District 5 on the Howard County Council since 2018. He is one of five council members and the sole Republican. In addition to serving on the County Council, David is a well-respected Realtor based in Ellicott City. Before changing careers to form The Yungmann Group in 2003, he had a 15-year career in banking, executive management and corporate finance.
Yungmann has been a resident of Howard County since 1972. He grew up in the Valley Mede and Mt. Hebron communities and graduated from Mt. Hebron High School in 1985. After graduating from Mt. Hebron in 1985, David attended Loyola University Maryland where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1989. He has lived in Woodbine with his two now grown children since 2000.
He showed leadership at a young age, serving as Drum Major of Mt. Hebron’s award-winning marching unit, an officer of the College Republicans at Loyola and at the state level, and many boards and committees in high school and college. David was recognized as the young republican of the year by the Maryland Republican Party in 1990 for his service with the CRs and on various campaigns.
After settling in Woodbine, Yungmann’s focus turned to serving the community through his kids’ activities and schools. David represented two schools as a PTACHC Delegate, served on PTA and booster club boards and was a consistent presence in the classroom, coaching youth sports, on field trips and participating in fundraising activities throughout his 16 years as a parent in the public schools.
David has also been deeply involved in serving the residents of Howard County as a board member of numerous non-profit organizations. He has led multiple community efforts related to zoning and development and school system issues, campaigns and other efforts contributing to our quality of life as Howard County residents.