Robert David’s career in the radio broadcasting industry spans 38 years, all of them in Michigan.
Rob is the President / General Manager of Handyman Productions, a radio program syndicator. The company produces and distributes the award-winning ‘Handyman Show with Glenn Haege’ which is heard weekends on 29 stations in Michigan and more than 140 stations across the country.
He founded Handyman Productions after an extensive radio broadcasting sales and management career as an Account Executive at WGMZ-FM in Flint; followed by WXYT-AM (formerly WXYZ-AM) / WMXD-FM in Detroit, where he held several sales and management positions, as well as, being a part owner.
His contributions to the MAB included serving as a board member, former chairperson, and now honorary member of the MAB Foundation Board. He also assisted in various roles with the annual Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) and Broadcasting Career Builder Conference (BCBC). He travelled to Washington, DC, on many occasions, representing the broadcasting industry in Michigan, to meet with federal lawmakers during the annual “MAB Call on Congress,” and is presently a member of the MAB-Political Action Committee board.
Rob was honored to be the inaugural recipient of the "MAB Associate of the Year" award in 2006 and inducted into the Michigan Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2017. He recently accepted an invitation to remain as a member on the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors for another 3-year term.
Rob is a proud graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Marketing and was named an ‘Outstanding Alumnus’
by the Eli Broad College of Business and was presented with an ‘MSU Alumni Service Award’
for his service and support of the University.
Outside of broadcasting, he is involved in his local community as a recent graduate of the FBI Citizen’s Academy, the Lakes Area Citizen’s Police Academy, and the Novi Ambassador Academy. He also supports various local charities and community organizations. His helpfulness on an international basis included his role as a distinguished member of the Consular Corps of Michigan as the Honorary Consul for Grenada.
The Honorable Robert David and his wife, Marcia, reside in Novi.