Teacher Spotlight: Dr. David Powers

Our growing class list would be quite difficult to pull off without the awesome instructors - and businesses - we've been so honored to meet.  We'd like to give you the same opportunity to get to know our Chattery teachers a bit better.

So, here are four questions to help you get to know Dr. David Powers. You can learn more from him at How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse on Wednesday, October 26!

Dr. David Powers is an adventurer, philosopher, and pioneer. He is considered an expert in team building and goal setting. Having perfected these skills in life-threatening situations, he now teaches them in conferences and other settings. He is a best-selling author in cognitive psychology and experimental education. He is a decorated veteran of the Marine Corps and a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He is married and the proud father of three feral boys and one princess that he and his wife homeschool. His mission in life is to find the magical best mug of coffee in the world.

Be sure to check him out at drdavidpowers.com.

How did you get started in your profession?

I've been hunting zombies for years. No, really, I've been involved in medicine and jobs where people shot at me since I was 17. As such, I have unique experience with the dangers involved in both crazy people and the dark side of medicine.

Why do you love Chattanooga?

Mountains and water in the same place! That's why I moved here.

What's one topic you'd like to learn through The Chattery?

Knot tying

What's something someone would be surprised to learn about you?

I paid for my undergrad education by selling my comic book collection.