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David Armstrong, Founding Board Chair, Ex Officio
“From the outset of my involvement as a board member, I have witnessed first hand the positive impact that Mary's Place by the Sea has on the lives of our guests. My participation in this great venture is a privilege and a life-enriching reward."
- David Armstrong is a Trustee and the Founding Board Chair of Mary’s Place by the Sea. His responsibilities encompass oversight of the organization and working with the Founders and the Board of Trustees on issues such as special events, fund-raising initiatives, guest policies and financials. David advises on the organization’s growth strategy as it expands to serve a wider geographic area while continuing to grow and meet the needs of its guests locally in New Jersey. A business executive with 30 years of experience, David is currently President of Sass Associates in Freehold, NJ, an Insurance broker/administrator and consulting firm that was founded in 1960. He adds a wealth of experience in charitable activities and volunteers with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth County and Families of WW2 Veterans. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.