David joined Saint Paul's Outreach in December of 2015 in the National Headquarters as Vice President for Advancement. He brings a wealth of corporate knowledge and fundraising expertise to SPO that assists the organization in national and development initiatives and ongoing expansion efforts.
David is a native of Minnesota and has deep roots in the Twin Cities Catholic community. He served one year with NET Ministries before entering Saint John Vianney College Seminary at the University of St. Thomas, from which he graduated with degrees in Philosophy and Catholic Studies. Following graduation, David joined the SPO staff for two years and worked closely with the Campus Ministry Department at St. Thomas. Thereafter, he pursued post-graduate studies at St. Thomas School of Law and upon graduation, was hired by the Catholic Community Foundation in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. As the Director of Gift Planning and Legal Affairs, he focused on fundraising and planned giving efforts. David then spent four years working in the entertainment industry developing and financially seeding feature film, television, and documentary projects with Catholic and values-driven themes. He now invests his vast array of skills and experience to the development and fundraising efforts within SPO's growing national organization.