David Bennett

Education
David Bennett currently teaches at a Catholic High School in Ohio. Outside of the classroom, David has worked as a financial adviser, mental health counselor, and has helped non-profit organizations with their quality control and quality assessment. He is the co-owner of two small businesses.

David graduated in magna cum laude  in 2000 from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. While there he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and the honor societies Psi Chi (Psychology), Phi Alpha Theta (History), and Eta Sigma Phi (Classics). He spoke at the 2000 meeting of the Ohio Academy of Religion annual meeting, and his paper was published in their journal of the same year. That same year, he was the recipient of a Philosophy Department Book Award, for excellence in Philosophical Studies.

In 2002, he graduated from Emory University with a Master’s degree. In 2009 he completed post-Master’s work at Felician College in education. Also in 2009, he became a certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant through the American Fitness Professionals and Associates. That same year he received a county “Green Award” for his work with the local recycling agency. In 2008 and 2010, he was honored by Ohio Magazine” for excellence in private school teaching.  In 2011 he completed Model-Netics, a business and organizational management course. He has also studied and written on topics as diverse as mindfulness, neuroplasticity, body language, and effective communication.

Public Speaking, Consulting, and Writing

David regularly teaches and speaks to a variety of audiences. He is a facilitator of the anti-sexual abuse program in the Catholic Church and speaks throughout the Columbus area to parishes and schools. He has spoken to college groups, churches, clubs, and other organizations on topics ranging from gratitude to improving relationships. One of his projects is The Gratitude Blueprint.

He and his brother Jonathan run the highly successful website ChurchYear.Net, which is the Internet’s leading website on accurate information about Christian holidays. His writings have been regularly featured in bulletins, and articles in mainstream news outlets and newspapers. Over one million people visit ChurchYear.Net annually.  He is also a consultant and writer for The Popular Man, which helps guys learn the skills to become popular.

David is also the author of multiple books, including one on the topic of positive affirmations, Say It Like You Mean It and Be Popular Now.