David Wheeler, Executive Director
David has over 27 years of experience helping individuals of varying ages, abilities, and backgrounds from across southcentral Kentucky build better, more inclusive lives in the community. His journey in the field of developmental and behavioral health services began in the early 1990s when substantial systems-change efforts in Kentucky were beginning to emerge. Over the following two decades he was instrumental in helping promote and facilitate services to meet people’s needs and expectations – moving individuals off of waiting-lists and out of facilities into services that offer choice, control, and the opportunity to live a full life.
David was previously the Director of State General Fund Services for LifeSkills, Inc. He holds a BA in Human Services from Lindsey Wilson College and MSW from Western KY University. David and his wife, Serena, have two grown children – Nicholas & Kaitlin.
Favorite Quote: “Our greatest contribution is to be sure there is a teacher in every classroom who cares that every student, every day learns and grows and feels like a real human being.” -Don Clifton, Chairman, Gallup Organization