David Stupay’s personal mission to help others has laid the foundation for his professional career. Stupay brings a presence and contagious energy to Heartspring while spearheading the organization’s efforts to build the capacity to serve more children locally, regionally and nationally than ever before. In his time at Heartspring he has overseen a major campus expansion project and committed to significantly increasing the amount of financial assistance that Heartspring provides to uninsured and underinsured families in Wichita. In fiscal year 2017, Heartspring raised more than $1 million for these children and families.
Prior to his work at Heartspring, Stupay served in CEO and CFO roles at organizations in the Chicagoland area that provide services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. David started his career at the Salvation Army Center in Chicago. There he saw a disparity in services in different areas of Chicago. He committed himself to building high quality programs for people with special needs regardless of where they live. Stupay holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southeastern University in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration from North Park University. Stupay is married to the first lady of Heartspring, Vanessa whom he met on Twitter. They have one son and are also foster parents.