David provides executive leadership and oversight to all facilities and programs within the West Florida Division to develop strategic growth and expansion opportunities that bring the AdventHealth brand to more communities and build an integrated network of care that exemplify the service standards and high-quality care of AdventHealth.
David began his career at AdventHealth as a management resident and quickly advanced in the organization, serving in various leadership roles. Prior to his current role, David served as president/CEO for the Central Florida Division – North Region, which includes the six AdventHealth hospitals in Volusia, Flagler and Lake counties. Prior to that, he served in president/CEO roles for AdventHealth Waterman and AdventHealth Palm Coast. Earlier in his career, he served as vice president in AdventHealth’s Hardee and Highlands counties – which is part of the West Florida Division – where he was directly responsible for the daily operations of AdventHealth Lake Placid and AdventHealth Wauchula.
David holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Accounting from Washington Adventist University, formerly Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Maryland.
David is an active member of his community, serving on multiple boards throughout his career and currently serves as a member of the AdventHealth Tampa and Ocala Boards, Adventist Health University Board, American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, the Tampa Christian Academy Board and Forest Lake Academy School Board.
David and his wife, Wendy, have four children. In his spare time, he likes to stay active through sports like soccer, tennis and ping pong, and enjoying time outside running, riding ATVs and spending time on the water.