for Kentucky’s first Transition to Teaching Program, as Chairperson for the Kentucky Department of Education’s Scholastic Audit Team, as Superintendent of Dawson Springs Independent School District, as Federal and District Programs Coordinator, as a K-8 Principal and a Middle School Athletic Director​

A well-rounded and selfless businessman, CEO, educator, facilitator and servant leader, David is a native of London, Kentucky. He attended Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, earning a bachelor’s degree in Music Education, and completed his Master’s of Arts Degree in Music Education from Eastern Kentucky University while teaching music and band. David also holds a Rank I in Education Administration and Supervision and an endorsement for School Superintendent. Today, David resides in Frankfort, KY with his wife Debbie, where they have lived for 12 years.
In addition to leading over 100 employees at these organizations, David is heavily involved in the community and holds several positions throughout Kentucky that support economic development, education, reentry, and rehabilitation.

David is the Treasurer of the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board, Chairperson of Franklin County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, Treasurer of the Kentucky Faith Based Coalition, and a Vice President on the Georgetown/Scott County Chamber Board of Directors representing Economic Affairs. Most recently, David was appointed by Governor Matt Bevin to serve on the Office for the Blind State Rehabilitation Council (SRC). He is also a member of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board, Kentucky Social Enterprise Alliance, Bluegrass Reentry Council, Rotary Club of Lexington, Commerce Lexington, Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.  

​His tireless work to expand occupational opportunities has played a huge role in Central Kentucky and he continues to challenge boundaries by encouraging individuals to become entrepreneurs and advancing social enterprise.

​During his 29 years in public education, David honed his expertise as Program Coordinator
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David Boggs is the President/CEO of Opportunity for Work and Learning (OWL), a nonprofit that partners with communities to help individuals overcome barriers to achieve personal and professional growth. David is also President of the OWL Foundation, a separate nonprofit organization, and the Lexington Manufacturing Center, a for-profit company owned by OWL.