David Cunningham
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Position:
President
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David Cunningham graduated from The University of Kansas with a BS degree in1984. He studied International Business at The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in Manchester, England. He began his career in the financial services industry by joining the Equitable Life Insurance Company in 1990. David became a Vice President with AXA in 1991 and built one of the company’s top divisions. He concentrated in the health care industry and worked with employers in managing employee benefit and group insurance contracts. In 1994, Cunningham began consulting with hospitals and nursing homes across the United States to provide state-of-the-art education and enrollment capabilities to their organizations. He has worked with some of the country’s largest long-term care providers. In 2007, he founded Benefitz USA and now consults with companies in the long term and health care industry.Governor Kathleen Sebelius appointed David to the Kansas Governors Commission on Autism in 2006. He became the Chairman of the Commission in 2007 and worked closely with The Autism Task Force to advise and make recommendations to the Office of the Governor in regards to matters related to Autism. In 2005, David along with his wife Peaches co-founded The Farmers House, a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization. Cunningham serves as President of the organization which celebrated its 7thopening The Farmers House Market. It is the first transitional and vocational training facility in Platte County, Missouri. The Farmers House Market provides a facility to train individuals with Autism with a vocation and develop the skills to seek out meaningful employment.

 

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