David Sprunt was born and raised in Wilmington. He became a CPA and was the Finance Manager for Bryan Properties, a North Carolina real estate development company based in the Triangle. In 2003, he returned to Wilmington to manage his family’s timberland and commercial real estate, which includes long leaf pine straw harvesting and sales, Venus flytrap plant cultivation and seed sales, leasing and property management, as well as managing the timberland for wildlife, recreational, and conservation purposes.
Mr. Sprunt is the past Treasurer of St James Church. He currently serves on the YMCA Board and Finance Committee. He is the past Chair of the Cape Fear Academy Board of Trustees and currently serves as the Chair of the Trustees and Governance Committee and the Chair of the Capital Campaign Committee. He has served on the UNCW Foundation Board and has been the Treasurer of the Good Shepherd Center Board. He is married with three daughters ages 14 to 19.