David B. Humpton became the executive vice president of the Montgomery Village Foundation on November 1, 2007. As chief operating officer under the direction of the president of the Board of Directors, Humpton leads and directs the daily operations of the Foundation.
Prior to joining the Montgomery Village Foundation, Humpton served as city manager for the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland from 1995 to 2007. He began working with the City of Gaithersburg in 1985 and served as deputy city manager from 1990 to 1995.
As city manager, Humpton's accomplishments included enhanced inter-governmental relationships that broadened the city's revenue sources, the creation of a strategic planning process that helped develop long-term goals for the city, and a revamped budget process, which streamlined decision-making. A number of capital projects came on line during his leadership, including the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, the Diamond Square Apartments/UpCounty Senior Center, the Arts Barn, and the city's first green building, the Youth Center at Robertson Park.
During his tenure, the City of Gaithersburg won multiple awards for livability, economic development initiatives, budgeting and accounting, communications, and recreation services. In 2004, Humpton received the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Community Leadership Association.
Humpton holds a B.A. degree from Wake Forest University and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from American University. He also attended the Senior Executive Institute, Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.
Humpton is a past member of the Montgomery Village Rotary Club and has served on the executive committee of Leadership Montgomery, the board of directors of Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church, and as president of the Gaithersburg chapter of Rotary International. Professionally, he is associated with the International City Management Association, and the Community Association, Inc.