After serving as the Interim General Manager for four months, David Groves was officially named the new GM by GEB America CEO Ossie Mills.
“I’m excited to officially name David as General Manager,” said Mills in a press release. “Over the past four months the station has grown under his leadership. We are about to launch GEB America in Louisville, Kentucky, after recently going on the air in Orlando, Florida. GEB was also added on Apple TV.”
Before serving as Interim GM, Groves had been serving as Creative Services and Production Manager at GEB, the division of Oral Roberts University that produces and distributes “life-changing content and wholesome entertainment that cultivates faith, strengthens families, brings hope to finances, and empowers the physical body.”
According to GEB, Groves brings a wealth of media and broadcasting experience with more than 20 years in media. He has directed and produced programs airing on numerous religious television networks, including GEB, TBN, Daystar, and GOD TV. As a leader in media, Groves has developed and led teams in various aspects of the industry, including distribution, marketing, and acquisition. Groves has also spent many years as an on-air radio personality, media instructor, and speaker.
“GEB continues to see rapid growth,” said Groves in a statement. “It’s been an exciting four months as we’ve continued to negotiate new deals to expand GEB’s reach and ultimately advance the mission of Oral Roberts University; helping people live well – spirit, mind, and body. I’m excited to see what the future holds as General Manager.”
A 1998 graduate of Oral Roberts University with a degree in Mass Media Communications, Groves has developed media programs for ministries and marketing and advertising strategies. He has been involved in student management and live TV event production including concerts and seminars.
In addition, he has traveled to 34 countries around the world as the producer and videographer of various fundraising projects and ministry-related productions.
Groves is also an ordained minister and resides in Tulsa with his wife and four children.
By NRB Staff
Published: May 4, 2017