David has served as the President/CEO of War Memorial Hospital since October 2005. Previously, he worked as Vice President of Marketing for MHA Insurance Company and CEO/CFO at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique. His career in healthcare began in 1980 as staff accountant for Marquette General Hospital.
David holds a master’s degree in business administration from Lake Superior State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and accounting from Michigan Technological University.
David has been active on a statewide level with organizations that impact healthcare and rural healthcare delivery. Currently he serves on the board of the Michigan Center for Rural Health and is on the board of trustees for the Michigan Health and Hospital Association (MHA), which he previously led as board chairman. He has served as the president of the Upper Peninsula Hospital Council and the Upper Peninsula Health Care Network Board of Directors.
David also serves the community through civic organizations. Locally, he has served as the chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Rotary Club, member of the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and member of the United Way of Eastern Upper Peninsula Board of Directors.
David lives in Sault Ste. Marie and has four children and four grandchildren.