David W. Gill
David W. Gill is a writer and speaker based in his hometown, Oakland, California. He recently retired from his position as Mockler-Phillips Professor of Workplace Theology & Business Ethics and Director of the Mockler Center for Faith & Ethics in the Workplace at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton and Boston, Massachusetts (2010 – 2016). Prior to this, he served on the faculties of New College Berkeley (1977-90), North Park University (1992-2001) and St. Mary’s College (2004-2010).
He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (BA 1968), San Francisco State University (MA 1971), and University of Southern California (PhD 1979). He is the author of seven books including a two volume introduction to Christian ethics: Becoming Good: Building Moral Character and Doing Right: Practicing Ethical Principles (InterVarsity, 2000 & 2004) and a general market business ethics book, It’s About Excellence: Building Ethically Healthy Organizations (Wipf & Stock, 2008/2011).
He was raised in the Plymouth Brethren, ordained at Allen Temple Baptist Church (Oakland, CA) and is a member of Solano Community Church (Albany, CA). He has served as Interim Pastor at University Covenant Church (Davis, CA) and Trinitarian Congregational Church (Wayland, MA) and has been guest preacher or speaker for many churches and campus fellowships over the past 50 years.
He has been married to Lucia (Paulson) since 1967. They are the parents of two and grandparents of six.