Dave is an ordained Elder in the Indiana Conference United Methodist Church. He has served as a Local Church Pastor for over 20 years in a variety of churches from small, rural, multiple-church charges to large, suburban congregations. He has extensive experience in downtown, county-seat churches. He served with the Leadership and Congregational Development Teams, and the Residence in Ministry Program.
Dave apprenticed and served as SLI District Operational Team Coach for the Central District of the Indiana Conference UMC. He facilitated and served as `Pastoral Leader for an SLI Foundational Level project at Bradley UMC, Greenfield, IN. He currently serves as an SLI One on One Coach, and Member of the SLI Marketing and Communications Team.
Previous to pastoral ministry, Dave worked for nearly 20 years in manufacturing management, including nine years leading teams in a globally benchmarked high performance work systems environment. He is passionate about providing coaching that synthesizes leadership principles with spiritual principles to help spiritual leaders align with God’s will and call on their lives.
Dave is a graduate of Indianapolis North Central High School, earned a Bachelor of Science in Industry and Technology from Ball State University in Muncie, IN., and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. He is married to Carmen, and they enjoy their four adult children and a growing quiver of beautiful grandchildren.
greater Indianapolis area