Originally from New York, David has experience in retail, insurance and non-profit management, including more than 25-years as adjunct faculty at major universities and colleges in Denver and Columbia, MO and today is the co-leader of the Columbia Atheists. He has worked with a number of non-profits and political campaigns as a campaign manager, Director of Communications and as a trainer, and was the Assistant Missouri State Director for the now defunct National Atheist Party. He has been an award winning columnist for the Columbia Missourian since 2006, dealing with local, state and national politics, including First Amendment issues of the separation of Church and State. David holds a Master of Arts in Communication from the University of Northern Colorado and his Bachelor’s degree in Administration from St. Louis University.