Dave grew up in Massachusetts and served in in the U.S. Army for twenty years as a Russian Linguist with a B.A. in Russian Area Studies from the University of Maryland. After retiring from the military, he earned an M.A in Biblical Studies from Biblical Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Newburgh Theological Seminary. Dave has served as associate pastor, pulpit supply, and senior pastor. He also served a 20-year career in the golf industry. Dave is currently working on a devotional commentary on the book of Proverbs and a practical commentary on the life of Joseph.