David was born and raised in a northern suburb of Boston, Massachusetts. He was educated at Merrimac College in the field of mechanical engineering, and for the past 25 years has worked as the R & D Engineering Manager for a medical device developer/manufacturer in Largo, Florida.

David has been married to Dede since 1979. They have two adult children, Tylere and Mikaela. The family moved from southern New Hampshire to Brandon, Florida in 1987. Prior to moving across the Bay to St. Petersburg in 2002, David served as a ruling elder in a Brandon church for six years, where he served in the church’s Home Group Ministry, pastoral care, and administration. Since becoming a part of Tradewinds he has served as a Lifeboat leader and in the Greeter ministry. David and Dede have been a part of Tradewinds Church since 2010. Dave loves to disciple men & cycle!