David O'Fallon wears a black button down shirt, glasses, and a straw fedora. He has a gray mustache and beard.

David brings decades of experience developing innovative cultural and educational programs while advocating for change. He served as director of arts education for the National Endowment for the Arts, then as staff director of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. David was head of the Perpich Center, then president of the MacPhail Center for Music. He served the Minnesota Humanities Center as president and CEO. He founded The Creative Future LLC, where he works with individuals and organizations on mission and purpose, courage and commitment. He holds a PhD in Theatre and Community from The Union Graduate Institute and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from St. John's University.