David Ball has lived and worked in various parts of Africa. A former pilot, sarcophagus maker, and businessman, David has driven a taxi in New York City and built a road in West Africa. He installed telecommunicatiosn equipment in Cameroun and explored the Andes in a Volkswagen bus. He has renovated old Victorian houses in Denver and pumped gasoline in the Grand Tetons.
He has an MA in Journalism from Columbia University and enjoys skiing, fishing, baseball, and opera.
David lives with his wife, Melinda, and their children, Ben and Li, on a farm east of Boulder, Colorado. Two horses and a dog round out the menagerie.