David Ellis

Director of Administration and Strategic Initiatives

Contact Information

  • Office:
    Ernie Pyle Hall, 200H
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  • Biography

    Job Summary: Serves as the senior executive staff member of the Media School and as a key position in the senior executive team of the Dean; provides the leadership and management necessary to establish and maintain the proper strategic vision and administrative infrastructure of the Media School.

    Master's of Science of Business Management, 1997, Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana
    Bachelor's of Science of Human Resources Management, 1995, Oakland City University, Oakland City, Indiana
    Certificated Flight Instructor, 2007
    Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Sea and Land
    Commercial Driver's License, Class A with all endorsements

    US Army, Colonel, Chemical Corps, 1986-Present
    Sysco Foods, Regional Manager, Houston, Texas, 1985-2007
    Farmer since 1978 to present.

    Married to Brenda and have two daughters and six grandsons.
    Lifelong Hoosier with farms in Monroe and Morgan County.