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David Stipech

Stipech, David

Director of Communications and Marketing

Email dstipech@nevadafund.orgCall 775-333-5499 Ext. 17

David joined the Community Foundation team in June 2021, bringing his many years of experience in marketing communications, public relations and broadcasting in Northern Nevada. He led the rise and growth of KUNR (NPR) Public Radio over his 14 years as the station's longest-serving General Manager, managing a diverse team, building relationships with donors, leading major giving, and being a consistent presence and voice. His career includes roles as Public Relations Director for Washoe Health System (now Renown Health); leading his own PR/creative firm; community relations, training and development and foundation support with Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center; an on-air radio personality, technical writer and marketing manager. 

He is a journalism alumnus of the University of Nevada, Reno, where he also served recently as a communications officer, writer/editor and podcast host. David is also an Emergenetics International Certified Associate (neuroscience-based approach to individuals’ unique brilliance for effective teams), and longtime facilitator of business workshops for a variety of area clients.

David and his wife, Sydnee, are Reno natives who met while attending Wooster High School. They've raised three grown, married children and enjoy hiking, snowshoeing and a lot of time with their two young granddaughters.