David Rispoli is the president and founder of Grief Journey Coaching. Grief Journey Coaching is a coaching business that is dedicated to helping people survive the journey of grief. David has worked in the grief industry serving as a Hospice Chaplain for the past 15 years. He is currently the Director of Spiritual Care and Bereavement Services for a Hospice in St. Louis. He is also a member of the International Coach Federation, Christian Coach Network, and the American Association of Christian Counselors. He is a certified Myers Brigs practitioner as well as a Professional Team Building Specialist. As a pastor of one of the most contemporary and fast growing Lutheran Churches in the state of Missouri he is passionate about seeing lives positively changed. As a hospice chaplain, David has journeyed with hundreds of families as they have faced end of life issues.
David has a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy from Slippery Rock University and completed his graduate work earning a Masters of Divinity from Gettysburg. He has an MBA in Human Resource Management and is currently working towards his PHD. He plans on releasing his first book entitled, "You're not Crazy, you're Grieving" in the beginning of 2014. He is an excellent communicator whose passion is helping people survive the journey of grief.