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Mr. David Powell
David Powell, President of the Board of Education, is a 21 year veteran of the IT Industry. He came to LogicMonitor, a California based software company, from TekLinks, where he helped transition the company from a traditional VAR to an integrated solution provider with a nationally recognized managed and cloud services portfolio, as evidenced when TekLinks received the Top MSP Award at the CRN SP500 Conference in 2012.
Powell was a member of the Birmingham Business Journal's "Top 40 under 40" in 2011, and in 2013 he was named to the publication’s first ever "40 to Follow List" of executives to follow on Twitter. Powell is a frequent speaker on technology and managed and cloud services, and for three years he co-hosted an engaging "Tech Tuesday" segment that aired each week on TV in Birmingham.
Powell is a 1991 graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and holds two degrees from The University of Alabama: a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (1995) and a Master of Arts in Public Relations/Advertising (1996). David and his wife Allison, also a graduate of Vestavia Hills High School and Alabama, have two children, Marshall (19, Samford University) and Mary Claire (15, Vestavia Hills High School class of ’21). They are active at Dawson Baptist Church.