David was born in New York, grew up in Connecticut and has family up and down the East Coast. He left the East Coast to attend Miami University here in Ohio where he obtained a B.A. in Psychology and also met his wife Julie who he married in 1997. They're what's called a Miami Merger, and have two children Frederick and Cecelia.
He's been a Buckeye ever since, spending seven years as a restaurant manager and twelve years in home improvement and running a family business. He loves problem-solving, helping people and managing projects—the combination suits him well here in his role as VP of Client Services. He has spent the last six years here at TKG helping past and current clients with any and all requests related to improving, expanding and marketing their sites, and uses his superb communication and customer service skills to make sure that everyone is satisfied. He has also helped build a great Client Services team that does extraordinary work for our customers.
When not at work, David's life revolves around:
- His wife Julie of 21 years and kids Frederick (14) and Cecelia (13)
- Home improvement – either his home or someone else’s
- Scouts - he's a committee member and oversees the website for Troop 152 in Cuyahoga Falls
- Reading – he’s an online news junkie
- Fantasy sports - he loves scouring baseball stats and loading his team with Tribe players
Little known facts:
- He's an excellent plumber
- He's in the Guinness Book of World Records for being part of the largest group of people to renew their wedding vows at the same time in June 2009 at Miami University
- Had his gall bladder removed in 2002 and finally got to eat pizza again after giving it up for two years
- Has seen all or parts of Finding Nemo over 500 times—Crush is his fave
- He loves a good spreadsheet (actually that's a well known fact)
Skills & Expertise:
- Strategic planning
- Project nanagement
- Leading teams
- Excellent customer service
- Relationship building
- Being the #1 volunteer for our "we need strong guys to move stuff" crew
- Subtly analyzing your psyche
Where he gained knowledge and experience:
David graduated from Miami U. with a B.A. in Psychology and related coursework in communication. He gained customer service experience managing restaurants, patio room construction projects for Champion Window Company and running his own business. He has spent the last six years here at TKG getting to know our clients and helping them grow and focus their online presence.