Denver South is excited to welcome David Worley as Senior Vice President. In this role, David will be working closely with the Economic Development and Marketing teams in setting strategy and vision, as well as overseeing execution and results.

“I am excited to be joining the Denver South team, and am looking forward to leveraging my experience in organizational development to advance the mission of Denver South,” shares Worley.

Prior to Denver South, Worley led a variety of business units in higher education; most recently he was the Executive Director of Executive Education at the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver (DU). In that role he contributed to helping address the most pressing learning and development needs of businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies across the region.

Prior to working at DU, he directed the enrollment and fundraising units of the Iliff School of Theology. Worley also worked as a consulting civil engineer in New York where he was the lead designer on a variety of land development projects in the north central suburban NYC metroplex.

Worley holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering (South Dakota Mines), a M.A. in Transformational Leadership (Bethel University), and a multi-disciplinary PhD (University of Denver) where he focused on monetary economics, cultural studies, and leadership. He is well regarded for his research and teaching on organizational development and sense making in complex environments.

Worley was raised on a farm in southeastern Colorado. He enjoys the outdoors, tennis, gravel cycling, and spending time with his family and friends.