Prior to joining GTA in 2019, David served as the Chief Technology Officer and Chief of Cybersecurity for the Georgia Army National Guard. He deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in December 2011 with the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade to oversee communications for the Kabul Base Cluster. David’s exemplary military service earned him multiple medals and decorations, including the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal.

David holds a Master of Project Management from DeVry University and is a 1995 graduate of North Georgia College. He earned a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College in 2019. In addition, David holds several key management and cybersecurity certifications, including Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM).