David Wilhelm (born October 2, 1956) is an American political leader and businessman. Wilhelm is best known for managing campaigns for President Bill Clinton, Senator Paul Simon, Senator Joe Biden and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.
Wilhelm was a 2008 superdelegate to the Democratic National Convention. He supported Barack Obama's candidacy and informally advised the Obama campaign.
A native of Appalachian Ohio (raised in Athens, Ohio), Wilhelm is a venture capitalist who focuses on spurring sustainable economic growth in areas that tend not to receive much investment.