Bryan David

Bryan David, AICP

Program Director, Southern Virginia/GO Virginia Region 3

Bryan David serves as a Program Director for the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service to advance economic and community development in Southern Virginia. His work includes a partnership between the Cooper Center and the Growth and Opportunity Virginia Region 3 Council. He leads the operations of the GO Virginia Region 3 Council and directly collaborates with an extensive network of business and education leaders, partner organizations, and engaged residents. The Region 3 Council includes a 13-county region and the Cities of Danville and Martinsville in Southern Virginia.
With over 30 years of professional experience, Bryan has served as a County Administrator and held senior leadership positions in rural localities throughout the Commonwealth.  He also headed Virginia’s Region 2000 Partnership - Economic Development Council serving the Lynchburg metropolitan region.  He received a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Hampden-Sydney College. He is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation Board of Directors and Chair of the Council for Rural Virginia. His professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Planners, the Virginia Economic Developers Association, the American Planning Association, its Virginia Chapter, and the Virginia Local Government Management Association. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s Senior Executive Institute.