David Fuller is a seasoned executive in business and economic development, strategic planning, high technology manufacturing, international business, and marketing.
He serves as President of the Historic Polegreen Church Foundation, Inc.; Chair of Forward Foundation VA, Inc.; Vice-President of the Hanover Tavern Foundation; and Treasurer for the US Senate Productivity and Quality Award for Virginia and DC. He is Chair of the Bell Creek Community Development Authority, Chair of the Hanover County Parks and Recreation Commission, Vice-chair of Hanover County Schools Career Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Board, Director of the Hanover Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Rotary Club of Mechanicsville Foundation. He also serves on the Hanover County Sheriff’s Advisory Board and is a judge for the Regional Governor’s School.
He served as Secretary of Covenant Woods, a Virginia CCRC; Chair, Hanover Tourism Supporters, a consortium of tourism-oriented business, attraction, location, and marketing leaders; Secretary of the Virginia Police Chief’s Foundation; and, Chair of the Hanover County Schools Business Advisory Committee.
He practiced as an Economic Developer for the Commonwealth of Virginia, serving entrepreneurs and businesses in generating wealth through expansion of markets and products, new investment, and resource connection. He has extensive economic and community development experience in regional public education, public safety, social services, comprehensive planning, and government affairs. He served on the Northern Virginia Economic Development Coalition and the Virginia Forest Based Economic Development Council.
His professional experience included supply chain manufacturing development and engineering with AT&T. He directed engineering efforts in a $260M value-added microelectronics division, building factories in China, Mexico, and Spain.
He served as a Trustee of Virginia’s Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Hanover County Social Services Board and as a Commissioner for the Virginia Senate’s Commission for Excellence and Accountability in Education. He has founded three non-profit organizations and was a founding director of the Hanover Education Foundation.
Dave and his wife Judy have three children and four grandchildren. They live in Hanover where he is a member of the Mechanicsville Rotary Club, the Hanover County Sheriff’s Advisory Board, and the Hanover Chamber of Commerce. He is an ordained Elder and Deacon and past Treasurer of First Presbyterian Church in Richmond.
He earned an MBA from University of Richmond and is a graduate in Engineering from NC State University. He has studied at Brookings Institute and the Darden School at University of Virginia.