David Lyons grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and graduated from La Salle University in 1996. He worked in the Retirement Plan Services industry for 15 years before him and his wife Julie decided to quit their jobs and rent out their home to travel and volunteer in Central and South America for one year. When they returned, David decided to follow his dream of becoming a teacher. He earned a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver (DU). Before coming to Dora Moore, he worked as a paraprofessional at Trevista, and as a Special Educator at North High School and West Generation Academy.
David loves seeing live music and enjoys the Colorado outdoors by hiking and snowboarding. He also enjoys spending time with his daughter Violet and his cat Stuntman Mike.