David graduated from Greenfield Community College’s Outdoor Leadership Program in 2012. He is also certified as a Wilderness First Responder, a PCIA single pitch instructor, an ACA level 3 canoe instructor, a Leave No Trace trainer, and ACA swift water rescue. David’s passion for helping others was sparked at The United ARC where he served as direct care staff for adults with developmental disabilities, in an independent living program, and as an in-home care provider. He first joined the Summit team as a Wilderness Guide and was promoted to Shift Coordinator. During his free time, David enjoys woodworking, making music, skateboarding, and playing in the mountains whether on rock, rivers, snow or ice.