David grew up in South Carolina, and graduated from Clemson with a civil engineering degree. David had a successful engineering and construction management career for 20+ years, and during that time, he was involved in Executive Ministries with men as a volunteer leader. He made the move to leave the construction world in August 2002 to join the Greenville Search staff. David is married to Elaine, who also has a significant ministry with executive wives. David and Elaine have two adult children.