David is executive director of the American Wine Society, the oldest and largest organization of wine consumers in the U.S. He serves as publisher of the AWS’s two publications, the AWS Wine Journal and AWS News. A longtime wine writer, he continues to write a weekly wine column for several publications in Pennsylvania and New York that are part of Times-Shamrock Communication. David has a Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from the Kania School of Management at the University of Scranton and he teaches bartending and bar management at Luzerne County Community College. He is a member of the Order des Compagnons du Beaujolais. For several years he was an elector in the Vintners Hall of Fame in Napa Valley.