David D. Burton, IMFDBIA

In Memoriam – November 15, 1958 – January 19, 2024

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of David D. Burton, IMFDBIA, a passionate advocate for design-build and a dedicated member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).

For over a decade, David actively championed the principles of design-build as part of DBIA, making significant contributions at both the Regional and National levels. He served on the Design-Build Certification Board for seven years and was a current member of the DBIA National Board of Directors. In 2021, his exemplary commitment to the industry was recognized when he was elected to the DBIA College of Fellows.

David was also an approved instructor for DBIA, contributing his expertise to the development of future professionals. He also served as a juror for the National Design-Build Student Competition and was a valued member of DBIA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.