LT David Via

Chief Operating Officer

Having grown up in Wilson, NC, David understands the importance of education in smaller communities. Via currently serves as the Training Officer on board the USS BAINBRIDGE and is the recipient of numerous military awards, including two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, the Global War on Terrorism - Expeditionary and Service Medals, and the Navy Deployment Sea Service Ribbon. He also serves on the Preface Scholarship Subcommittee.

An alumnus of the McCallie School, David graduated from North Carolina State University Naval ROTC with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a Minor in Naval Science.