David Edgerton Jr. is an experienced IT professional, a passionate adjunct instructor, and a diversity advocate serving his community. He has over 21 years of corporate experience and over 11 years of experience as an adjunct instructor in business education. He currently serves as the ITS Manager for Manufacturing Technology for Renewal by Andersen, a window replacement company. He also teaches information technology and MBA pre-requisite classes for Hamline University and Bethel University. He is a sought-after speaker and has won the 2016 Excellence in Teaching award at Hamline University for his teaching style and ability.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
As an energetic and engaging instructor, David attempts to present complex topics as simplistic as he can by leveraging relevant analogies and connecting the students with pop culture examples. He tries to make the information and content accessible to students through leveraging his extensive experience to help navigate the theoretical material presented in class. When examining case studies and current events, David encourages open discussion and critical thinking in the classroom to assess the situation presented, to analyze the information and pertinent details presented, and to recommend a course of action based on assumptions, insights, and alternatives. He takes joy in helping students achieve their potential and grow their enterprises profitably.