Dave Berger – Counselor, Director
Dave is a member of the First Evangelical Congregational Church in Palmyra, PA, where he has served in a variety of positions including Sunday school teacher, Steward Board chairman, and Youth Group leader.
He co-founded and directed the Outreach Ministry Center at Armstrong Valley Bible Baptist Church (AVBBC) in Halifax, PA, where he served for 18 years. This all-volunteer ministry offered Lay Christian Counseling services, DivorceCare training, behavioral assessments, referral services, CPR certification, food and clothing items, and a Christian resource library. Dave has ministered to the spiritual and emotional needs of hundreds of people during his time at AVBBC.
Dave is currently employed full-time at Capital BlueCross as a Sr. Talent Management and Leadership Development Consultant. He has over 30 years of experience in Training and Development. Over those years, he has worked for a variety of organizations including: Friendly’s Restaurants, Lancaster County Drug & Alcohol, Philhaven Hospital, Edgewater Psychiatric Center, Hershey Entertainment & Resort Company, and Highmark Blue Cross & Blue Shield.
He is a keynote speaker and workshop presenter, and he has consulted with a variety of organizations throughout the United States. He has designed and presented numerous business-related continuing education courses at Harrisburg Area Community College, Lebanon Campus, and has developed and instructed contract training programs with local industries.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Millersville University and a Master of Education degree in Training and Development from the Pennsylvania State University. In addition, he is certified in over ten different assessment tools. David is a member of the Association for Talent and Development and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
He and his wife Connie have two grown children and reside in Palmyra, PA.