iDigBio is very pleased to welcome David Jennings as our new Project Manager!
David is an industrial/mechanical engineer with over 18 years of experience in project management and leadership spanning the aerospace, medical device, and consulting industries. Although born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, David attended Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. After earning his bachelor's degree in Engineering, David started his career in the aerospace industry with Dowty Aerospace and J.C. Carter Company, where he led projects for the design of hydraulic and fuel system components for commercial and military aircraft. After earning his master's degree specializing in Engineering Management from the University of Florida, David joined a late-stage startup oral health care company, NovaMin Technology, where he founded the Product Development and Information Technology departments and directed the entire product realization process of medical devices and cosmetics. David then transitioned into the engineering consulting industry with CH2M Hill, where he led and managed multidisciplinary design teams for municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities. Most recently, David worked with Angiotech, leading multidisciplinary design projects for soft tissue biopsy instruments. David is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida and has been a resident of Gainesville since 1997. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Lise, and their dog, Sadie, and his favorite past-times include kayaking, camping, and fishing. David is also a frequent visitor to the Phillips Center for Performing Arts, the Hippodrome, and Gator sporting events.