Get to Know David Yungmann
David grew up in the Valley Mede/Chatham and Mt. Hebron communities after his family moved to Ellicott City in 1972. He attended public schools and is a graduate of Mt. Hebron High School, where he showed leadership at a young age as Drum Major of the award-winning marching unit. After graduating from Mt. Hebron in 1985, David attended Loyola University Maryland where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1989.
David most recently moved to Woodbine in 2000 where he has raised his own family, volunteered in the classroom, coached sports, enjoyed field trips and become a dedicated and successful community leader. He has supported numerous efforts to stop excessive development, especially in the rural west, including the construction of the massive religious and educational campus proposed for the former Woodmont Academy site.
He was an early player in the effort to change the leadership of the school system and led a successful Board of Education campaign in 2016. David has represented two schools as a PTACHC Delegate, supported PTA/Booster Club boards, and served on many non-profit boards and committees from economic and employment advocacy to education and land use. David has also been active in the Republican Party for over 30 years, during which he has led the College Republicans, worked on campaigns, raised funds and most recently been voted Howard County’s Republican Man of the Year.
His professional career began in commercial banking before moving into mergers and acquisitions, corporate and project finance, financial planning and executive management – all within the real estate and healthcare fields. David co-founded several companies providing healthcare products and services. In 2003, he changed careers to start The Yungmann Group, a residential real estate team based in Ellicott City. David’s team has earned a Best of Howard County award for the past several years and has continued to be a market leader in and around Howard County.
In 2018, David was elected to the Howard County to represent Council District 5. District 5 encompasses the entire western portion of the county, spanning south to Fulton and east into Ellicott City. This is David’s first elected public office and his first term will run through 2022.