Sacramento Chapter November Meeting - "Building Self-Reliance in Africa" with David W. Rupper

U.S. - Sacramento
Wed, Nov 16, 2022, 12:00 PM (PST)

About this event

Join the Sacramento Chapter of the BYU Management Society as we learn from David W. Rupper about the programs and support systems in place to build self-reliance among the people of Africa.

The meeting will occur at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, November 16 and will be held via Zoom.  Register today to learn more about the inspired programs that are assisting the African people.  

About David W. Rupper:

David Rupper retired from MetLife in May 2019 after nearly 30 years of insurance and financial services experience in the U.S. and ten Asian countries. These experiences ranged from coordinating compliance integration teams for a $16 billion global acquisition to living in Hong Kong and Tokyo and serving as MetLife’s Head of Compliance for ten Asian countries (which included creating compliance programs for joint ventures in Malaysia and Vietnam).

David’s current volunteer experience is focused on helping our brothers and sisters in Africa in their transformation to self-reliance. He has traveled to Africa five times and loves the spirit of Africa.

BYU Management Society, Africa Leadership Team (Jan 2022 – Present)

David is assisting with the the design and execution of a strategic framework that is creating powerful chapters throughout Africa. These chapters provide the local structure combined with international resources and expertise to promote self-mastery, moral and ethical leadership, and career development. David and his wife, Leslie played a leadership role in the creation of the Benin Digital Economy Center (the first of its kind for the BYU Management Society).

Advisor, The Lord’s Hands (Nov 2020 – Present)

Davis has provided strategic and operational expertise to the founder and Board of this non-profit located in the DR Congo. The Lord’s Hands awards laptops to high performing BYU-Pathway students throughout Africa. In its first two years of operation, The Lord’s Hands has awarded 530 laptops to BYU-Pathway students in twenty-one Africa nations.

BYU-Pathway Worldwide Missionary (Jun 2020-Present)

David is also currently assisting with the career and economic development for BYU-Pathway students and missionaries in Africa. This includes developing programs and relationships that contribute to individual achievement. Previously served as Area Coordination Missionary for Africa Central. 


  • Travis Kimball

    Travis Kimball

    Quick Quack Car Wash

    Chapter Leader

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  • Clay Merrill

    Clay Merrill

    Pacific Gas & Electric Company

    Chapter Secretary

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  • Susan Ramsden

    Susan Ramsden

    Comprehensive Medical Inc

    Chapter Treasurer

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  • Diana Hodson

    Diana Hodson

    Chapter Vice-President

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  • David Pratt

    David Pratt


    Chapter Leader

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  • Rick Collins

    Rick Collins

    OnCore Consulting, LLC

    Managing Director & Chapter Pres.

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