Dave has been involved in the life-changing mission of C12 Group for more than a decade. After 34 years in the insurance industry, Dave sensed the call to develop C12 Groups in the Chicago area. Dave brings to C12 experience in agency expansion and growth, mergers and acquisitions, along with business development and planning. He has held positions as president of two companies and is also a past president of the largest insurance state association for independent agents in Illinois. Along with his business background, Dave has been involved in leadership with small groups, couples’ groups, marriage ministry, and spiritual direction, also leading retreats for leaders with a focus on spiritual disciplines and development. Dave has mentored high school students and has served as president of the board for Emmaus Ministries in Chicago, which ministers to broken lives of men in the inner city. Dave’s passions also include short-term missions which have taken him to China and the Dominican Republic. Dave’s desire is to see leaders in business develop to their true capacity not only in the business world, but personally and spiritually, to be all that God has called them to be. Dave and Robin, his wife of 43 years, reside in Downers Grove and have two grown children, along with six grandchildren. They are members and active in leadership at Christ Church of Oak Brook.