David assumed the position of executive director of The Chesapeake in June 2017. Entering the field of senior living administration in 1984, his career parallels the development and growth of the senior living industry.
David’s service as a senior living community executive includes prestigious retirement communities in Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan as well as in Hawaii. David’s experience includes expansion and renovation projects, hospitality program development, strategic planning and fiscal management. In his service to different organizations, he’s experienced over $500 million of development and program growth. He’s also served on numerous professional committees, state association boards and the LeadingAge House of Delegates.
Originally from Ohio, David holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University of Ohio and received a certificate in nursing home administration from The Ohio State University. He has a passion for excellent customer service and has received training from Disney, Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons.