Manager, Pinnacle Bank
David is a native of Knoxville and graduated as Valedictorian of his Karns High School class of 1985. He went on to receive his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. From 1991 – 2000, David worked as an Industrial Engineer at Y-12. In an effort to assist with the movement of technology from the facilities in Oak Ridge to the private sector, David became a loaned executive to Technology 2020. In 2007, he was recruited as the Anderson/Roane County President for SunTrust Bank. In 2011, he accepted the position as EVP and Oak Ridge President for CapitalMark Bank & Trust, now Pinnacle Financial Partners since a merger in 2016, where he continues to manage their Oak Ridge area operations. While maintaining full-time employment, David served as mayor pro tem in Oak Ridge from 1995 until 2001 and mayor from 2001 until 2007. David currently serves as Board Chair of Three Roots Capital, development director for the Oak Ridge Playhouse board of directors, Chairman of the Wesley Woods United Methodist Church Camp board, and as a board member of Roane State Community College Foundation, the Oak Ridge Public Schools Education Foundation, the East Tennessee Foundation and the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee. David and his wife, Sandra, have two daughters, Caroline and Elizabeth. His hobbies include traveling/camping with his family and researching Oak Ridge history. David hopes to live out what Roman poet Ovid said, “Add a little to little and there will be a great heap.” – When you apply this to your saving or philanthropic efforts, no matter your means, what your lifetime of effort accumulates is substantial!