David Close

 

Community resources

Education

  • B.A. Music, Biola University, 1995
  • M.A. Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1998
  • Spell to Write and Read Basic training, 2010
  • Spell to Write and Read Intermediate training, 2012
  • Spell to Write and Read Advanced training, 2014

Professional

  • 19 years as a Software Developer, most recently Cohesity (2016 – present),
    Symantec (2011 – 2016), and 2Wire (2004-2010)
  • Teacher, Live Oak Academy
    • Spelling C, 2012-2014
    • Spelling E, 2014-2015

Ministries/Activities

  • Current lay ministries at Living Hope Community Church:
    • Church leadership team
    • High School Bible Study
    • Sound engineer
  • Past lay ministries:
    • Head of Equipping ministry
    • Adult Life Bible Class teacher
    • AWANA teacher
  • Past choral groups: Los Mensajeros, Biola King’s Men, Schola Cantorum

Personal

  • Married to Daphne Close since 1999
  • Three daughters at Live Oak Academy
  • Enjoys bird-watching, star-gazing, reading, singing, and most of all.. words!