Vice President, General Counsel
David Tschantz is the Vice President and General Counsel at Christian Healthcare Ministries (CHM).
Dave earned a degree in political science from Kent State University (Kent, Ohio) and Juris Doctorate at the University of Akron’s School of Law (Akron, Ohio).
Dave learned about CHM from board member Joe Emert at a Christian concert taking place near his residence. The conversation led to an interview and his hire in 2020.
Prior to his employment at CHM, Dave was employed by Wayne Mutual Insurance Company (Wooster, Ohio) as the company’s Vice President Claims and Corporate Counsel. He began work there as a claims adjuster in 1984 and was promoted to vice president in 1999.
Dave has served on multiple committees and boards in different positions. He served as the chairman of the Ohio Insurance Institute’s legislative committee for 10 years. He also served as a member for nine years and chaired two years with the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Professional Conduct. He is currently serving as a member and vice-chairman of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board on the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Dave attends the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church near Sterling, Ohio. He has also chaired and managed restoration projects around Ohio, including the restoration of a historic bridge and his ancestral Tschantz family log cabin in Kidron, Ohio.
Dave has been married to his wife Ann since 1991. They have two grown daughters—Stephanie and Courtney—and two grandsons.