David is a native of Waycross, Georgia. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1972. While in Athens, David was a Phi Delta Theta fraternity member. He began his hospitality career with the opening of Amelia Island Plantation. He grew with Marriott Hotels and Resorts for 14 years and worked in Kansas City, Point Clear, AL; Marco Island, FL; Lexington, KY and Jacksonville, FL. While working with Sheraton in Augusta, GA, he was named ITT Sheraton General Manager of the Year in North America in 1995. David was an Administrator in the Greenville Hospital System before managing the historic Partridge Inn in Augusta. He came to North Carolina to manage the High Hampton Inn in 2006. Starting in 2012, he was general manager for four seasons at Trillium Links and Lake Club. In 2008, David was president of the Southern Innkeepers Association. David is married to Nora McChesney of Atlanta, and between them, they have six children and fourteen grandchildren. In his free time, David assists with the Blue Ridge Free Dental Clinic as a Tooth Fairy (you may recognize him from the Highlands or Cashiers Christmas parades). He is also active with the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.
Office Location: 49 Frank Allen Rd.,
Office Phone Number: 828-743-0510