DGE 6800 Dave Rhylander

Club: Collierville

Dave retired from Monsanto in July 2016 after nearly 40 years. During his career, he held leadership positions in sales but is most known for his leadership in marketing due to his creativity, innovation and listening to the voice of the customer to find better solutions.

In 2017 Dave joined Collierville Rotary as a way to give back and serve people but also as a way to connect to more great individuals. Dave was president of Collierville Rotary in 2020/2021. Dave was named District 6800 Rotarian of the Year in 2019/2020. He was assistant governor from 2021 to 2023 and also the District 6800 membership chair from 2021-2023.

Dave is also involved with other organizations:

           – is a board member of Rotary FYI

           – is a board member of the Collierville Balloon Festival

 Dave grew up in Nebraska. He and his wife Toni have lived in Collierville for 25 years and have 3 sons.