It was fun talking to David Welch again. Here's his bio:
David M. Welch joined Joel C. Rosenberg’s The Joshua Fund building strategic partnerships in Israel and the Middle East with/for Christian higher education & Christian affinity groups. From 2016-2022, Welch served as the Executive Director of LU Send, Liberty University's centralized hub for student travel/international education where he managed the team responsible for all study abroad and international travel. Welch designed and implemented numerous faculty FAM trips, study tours and study abroad/internship opportunities. He sourced and negotiated multiple contracts with major study abroad firms/universities for Liberty University, including a strategic partnership with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Welch is a citizen of both the US and Israel and lived in Israel from 2008-2011. He holds an MA in Public Policy/Int’l Conflict Resolution from Tel Aviv University, and is also a Certified Travel Industry Executive. In 2011, Welch relocated back to the US, serving in both the Risk Management and the Israel Travel industries between 2012-2016, before agreeing to join Liberty University. He is married to Rachel and they have a boy, Moshe (2020) and a new baby girl, Tikvah (2022). The Welches reside in Williamson County, Tennessee.