David Junker is a Dad, a Writer and a School Board Member
Former Stillwater city councilman and school board member, david junker always put children first in his life. With Bev by his side, they raised three sons and two daughters.
Junker would often enjoy visiting Nelson’s on Sunday nights to buy some ice cream with his free time, giving the neighborhood children rides there in his truck, according to family.
Early Life and Education
Junker Landscaping’s founder was known as “the Chocolate Kid” to his family of nine children; therefore it made perfect sense that kids would play an integral part of his life as neighbors, school board members and employers who hired local teenagers as workers at Junker Landscaping.
As a young man, Junker proudly served his nation as a Navy diver onboard USS Proteus submarine, before eventually serving at various duty stations and dive jobs thereafter. Presently he works at Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center of Panama City Division (NSWC PCD).
David Junker has over three decades of experience working in financial services. He currently holds a series 63 license and provides services in Cincinnati.
Dave hails from South Carolina and enjoys spending his free time with Kristina, his wife of 10 years and mother to their son Thomas. They love spending their free time together eating delicious food, playing Gamecock football or traveling.
As OneAmerica’s Vice President of Business Development for its Insurance Life & Financial Services segment (ILFS), he oversees its internal sales organization – advanced markets, field sales training and sales development department. In addition, he is recognized as playing an instrumental role in building team chemistry for OneAmerica that has put them on the map within life insurance space.
Achievement and Honors
Junker earned recognition on Champlain College’s Dean’s List for maintaining a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 and majoring in business administration.
Junker has long been involved with his community, supporting various projects such as “Shop with a Cop” – an annual Christmas shopping program for children through Meeker County Sheriff’s Department; kids fishing program; and providing Thanksgiving dinner baskets to families in need.
He created Mid-Summer Blast, a summer concert series which raised funds for various community initiatives. Volunteers hosted this event and all proceeds were given back to local nonprofits.
At its annual Student Achievement Awards Ceremony on June 9th, UC Santa Cruz recognized students for their academic accomplishments at its academic programs with awards presented from each division (Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences and Social Sciences). Ten Dean’s Awards were bestowed to recipients while up to three of each division could claim one or more Chancellor’s Awards.
Dr. David Junker of Easley, South Carolina is a family physician and member of the National Academy of Sciences with numerous patents to his name.
Kristina and Robert both enjoy spending time with their young son Thomas. Additionally, both are avid gamecock fans and passionate chefs.
They live in Greenville, South Carolina where they spend most of their time. They own two dogs and one cat; travel frequently; enjoy eating ice cream; make up words to include in his books; are passionate about animals – especially cats and dogs; have two pets of their own (two dogs and a cat); love pets as pets – but most exciting for them all is Thomas William Junker! They look forward to being proud parents.
David Junker is a writer and satirist specializing in Afro-American history, popular music, public relations and related subjects. He holds both a master’s and doctorate degree in Afro-American studies; additionally he regularly contributes to The Onion, which publishes satirical news reports; before joining the university as faculty in 2010, David worked as a consultant with numerous public relations firms before taking up writing full time again in 2010.
Junker has an estimated net worth of $2.12 Million according to an SEC filing. He owns more than 2,500 units of Lydall stock, having most recently sold them on 10 March 2021 for $99,375. Since 2019, on average 556 trades per day have taken place – check his complete stock trading history here! Currently he makes $0 as President – Lydall Technical Nonwovens at Lydall.