David Dignam, Chairman

CEO - Key Agency Inc.

David brings a lifelong passion for community service to the foundation. Currently David serves as President of Key Agency, Inc. in Englewood, Florida; a three generation family owned insurance agency. He is also a banker and founded Florida Shores Bank with several other business leaders. David’s community service includes founding board member of the Community Caring Council, the Englewood YMCA, the Charlotte County Police Athletic League, and the Charlotte County Boys and Girls Club. He has served two terms as Chairman of the largest community foundation in Florida, the Gulf Coast Community Foundation of Venice and was on the Board for six years. His visionary leadership took him to a national level when he served on the Community Foundations of America national board of directors.

After graduating from the University of South Florida, David was asked to serve as Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff for Florida Governor Bob Martinez. His success led to his appointment as the Legislative Director of the Florida Department of Professional Regulation. He also served a term on the Charlotte County Development Authority and the Charlotte County School Board. As his continuing commitment to his university, David is currently a member of the University of South Florida Community Leadership Council for the Sarasota/Manatee Campus and is a Director of the USF Bull’s Club Athletic Dept. Board. His lifelong interest in scouting has David as the current Vice President of the Southwest Florida Council of the Boy Scouts of America and he is a founding and current Director of the South County Tiger Bay and Englewood Community Care Clinic.

David and his wife, Laurie, currently live in Englewood, Florida.