David is originally from San Fransisco, but came to Tampa to be the Senior Pastor of Openwater Church many years ago! He is a graduate from California State University, Chico with a BA and MA. He also received his MDIV from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary which he loves to say is the greatest seminary in the world! David is married to Tonya, and is the father to Shana, Kari, and Rebekah, and a Grandparent to four boys; Caleb, Cohen, Cade, and Jack. David is known to love meeting new people! If you are able to join us for a Sunday service, you will find him outside shaking everyone's hands as they come and go!