David Bender, Executive Director of Information & Technology Services, Information Technology Services

Dave Bender



Executive Director of Information & Technology Services

Dave Bender became Executive Director of Information and Technology Services in 2013. He began his career at Otterbein in 2003 as a SQL Database Administrator and was promoted to Director of Advancement Technologies. Otterbein is his alma mater where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Prior to joining Otterbein, Bender worked for industrial diamond manufacturer GE Superabrasives.  While at GE, he was an Asset Manager for manufacturing plants in Worthington, Ohio and Dublin, Ireland. He also was an IT Project Leader, DBA, and Programmer Analyst.

Bender currently serves on the Board of Directors at Del-Co Water Company, a board member of CIO advisory committee for Board of Regents as a representative for Ohio’s 49 independent colleges and universities, a board member of Ohio Supercomputing Center and Ohio Academic Resources Network (OSC/OARNET) advisory committee and is the president of a community based trails group called Delaware County Friends of the Trail.