...imparting knowledge...motivating people to think!
When David graduated from Meade County High School located in Brandenburg, Kentucky, he never could have imagined what was in store for his life over the next 30 years.
The ride started at the University of Louisville where David graduated with his undergraduate degree and met his wife of 28 years, Lisa May Chenoweth. After graduation, David worked at U of L in the Admissions Office where he recruited Scholarship students. After two short years, life took the Baird family to Cincinnati, OH where David worked for Xerox Corporation. At that time, he also completed his MBA at Northern Kentucky University.
In 1994, David's church (where he served as a Deacon), Lakeside Christian Church, approached him about working with a non-profit organization, Woodland Lakes Christian Camp, that was in a financial crisis. David & Lisa agreed to work with the ministry and he left Xerox in 1995 to join WLCC. The Lakeside Christian Church Elders ordained David to service in the Christian Church.
After 5 years under David's leadership, WLCC had paid off the $500,000 note on its Lodge, built a Boy's Dorm, built two large cabins, replaced the utility infrastructure, expanded its main entrance, expanded its lake, and added a 2nd Chapel facility.
But, the ride was far from over. In the fall of 2010, David formed an investment company, the Chenoweth Baird Group, LLC where he currently serves as the Managing Member. That organizations charter is for the purpose of purchasing businesses. TCBG's first purchase was Jack's Tire Pros, in Greenville, Indiana. It seems David wasn't busy enough because in the Fall of 2011, he began his stint as the Lecturer in Economics for Indiana University Southeast. It is here that David is able to enjoy his passion of teaching. And finally, David and his wife started DIFJ, INC. (Doing it for Jesus) doing business as TELL Center, a ministry dedicated to training, equiping, loving, and leading people for the cause of Christ. In June 2013, DIFJ finally received it's 501(c)3 designation from the IRS.
David is currently the teaching elder at this church body.
David currently serves as the Lecturer in Economics in the School of Business @ IUS.