David serves as the Senior Director of Development where he works with Bearing Tree’s partners on development strategy and operations.
Prior to joining Bearing Tree he was part of the Media Research Center’s Philanthropy Department where he worked with key individual and foundation supporters of the organization. During his over two-decade career in the nonprofit arena he has worked both on the program side of organizations as well in development in corporate, foundation, and individual fundraising. He has also advised many organizations in the conservative and libertarian public policy community on fundraising strategy and best practices.
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, David graduated from Louisiana State University with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He resides in the Piedmont region of Virginia with his wife and three children. When not chasing them around the house or chauffeuring them to practices and games, he can often be found hunting deer, turkey, or whatever happens to be in season.