Transitional Executive Pastor
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Dave currently serves as the Transitional Executive Pastor at First Pres. He has been called to help move the staff toward greater health and alignment, along with evaluating and improving all systems, structures, and procedures for the church. Dave brings more than 23 years of experience to this role, having served as the Executive Pastor and Head of Staff at Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church in Houston for 16 years and in the same position at First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, SC for 6 years. Dave has also served in ministries in Spokane, WA, Portland, OR and Moline, IL. He came to a personal faith in and relationship with Jesus Christ through Young Life as a high school senior and soon joined First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, CA as an active member. Dave holds a BA in Psychology from California State University, Northridge and a MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary. Jenny and Dave have been married since 1985, and they have two grown sons, two daughters in law, and three (soon to be four) grandchildren. In his spare time, Dave enjoys cooking, reading, home improvement projects, driving his MINI Cooper and listening to a wide range of music, and can tell you anything you want to know about his favorite band, Toto.