Enjoy a behind-the-scenes visit with David Green, founder of Hobby Lobby and Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. In this candid interview with his KA advisor, Bill High, David shares his life story, including his lifelong passion for generosity.
David Green is the founder of Hobby Lobby arts and crafts stores, which has grown from one 300 square foot location to more than 850 stores, revenue of more than $5.5 billion per year, and 41,000 employees. David credits God for his success and is known for extraordinary generosity, including his family's funding of the Museum of the Bible at more than $500 million. He has also put more than one billion copies of gospel literature in homes in more than 100 countries. He is the author of More Than A Hobby. Green and his wife, Barbara, live in southwest Oklahoma City and have three grown children.
Bill High is the chief executive officer of The Signatry, in the Kansas City area. Bill is also the founder of iDonate.com, a fundraising software company serving the non-profit community, as well as being the founder of Christian Foundation Grants, a member-based service available to Christian non-profits and churches. He is the president of Generous Life, a legacy consulting organization with the aim of making generosity generational. Bill is also a published author and a conference speaker. Prior to joining The Signatry in 2000, he was a partner with the law firm of Blackwell Sanders LLP. Bill has been married to his wife, Brooke, for more than 25 years and they are the parents of four children.