David serves in a chief of staff capacity for the Senior Vice President for Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement and the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs. David reports directly to the Senior Vice President and Vice Provost and serves as a liaison between the other members of his leadership team. In addition, David is responsible for the operations of the Senior Vice President and Vice Provost's office. He also manages the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) for the system administration and university.
Prior to his current role, David served in the Office of the President, working closely with the President's chief of staff. Before his time with Texas Tech, he worked for State Farm insurance agents in Houston and Lubbock. David is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Journalism, a B.A. in Political Science, a M.Ed. in Secondary Education and is currently working on a Ph.D. in Higher Education. He is also an active member of the Lubbock community and serves on the United Way Campaign Cabinet, the United Way Program Review Team, the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock/Plainview, and the Keep Lubbock Beautiful Advisory Committee.