David is a Louisiana native living in Dallas, TX. He received his BS in Business Administration at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and his MEd in Higher Education Administration at Ohio University. David began his career working on college campuses, focusing on coaching student leaders, program management, and social justice programming. Before joining Merit America, he spent a year in the world of IT Recruitment, building meaningful pipelines of talent to local tech companies. David is passionate about education, professional learning, Cajun cooking, and helping people reach their fullest potential.