, MBA, MS
Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
BA, Azusa Pacific University; MBA, City University; MS,Bay Path College
David McCurry, MBA, MS, is an adjunct professor in the Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy (NMP) program at Bay Path College. McCurry presently serves as the senior development director at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA, and he brings more than 25 years of knowledge and experience in fundraising, marketing and sales to the classroom.
McCurry began his professional career as a marketing representative for PAR Distributors in San Jose, CA, and was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing. Later he became the northwest region, marketing manager for Honeywell International, and over time, he transitioned to academic work environments in advancement and development holding senior positions at Western Baptist College and Westmont.
He has a successful track record in fundraising, leading major gifts efforts ($195 million capital campaign), moving donors to greater involvement, managing large donor portfolios, developing strategy and managing programs. His ability to work with a wide-range of diversified groups has built strong relationships with donors, advisors, administrators, and volunteers. In addition, McCurry has a history of community involvement as a volunteer, mentor, coach and board member for several nonprofit organizations including the Boys and Girls Club, Life Network Pregnancy Care Center, and Santa Barbara Rescue Mission Substance Recovery Program.
McCurry received his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from the City University in Washington, his Master of Science in Nonprofit and Management and Philanthropy from Bay Path College, and his Bachelor of Arts with a concentration in business administration from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, CA.