David E. Ackerman


Associate Professor - Building Construction Technology, Management

Engineering Technology Building (103)
Room 511
Barton Campus

Phone: (864) 250-8716
Email: David.Ackerman@gvltec.edu

Academic Background

  • Certificate, Industrial Technologies, Greenville Technical College
  • Diploma, Industrial Technologies, Greenville Technical College
  • A.S. Occupational Technologies, Greenville Technical College
  • Associate in Arts, Greenville Technical College
  • B.S. Applied Management, Franklin University
  • Certificate in Business, Small Business Accounting, Greenville Technical College
  • Certificate in Applied Science, Accounting Clerk, Greenville Technical College
  • Master in Business Administration, additional HR concentration- North Greenville University
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Corporate Sustainability, Furman University

Professional Experience

  • S.C. Licensed Residential Builder
  • 16 years experience Residential/Commercial Construction


  • OSHA Authorized Construction Trainer
  • Certified Instructor: National Center for Construction Education and Research
  • NCCER Subject Matter Expert
  • SkillsUSA Advisor


  • 2015 South Carolina Campus Compact Faculty Award for Service Learning
  • 2015 NISOD Excellence Award recipient
  • 2014 Unsung Hero Award – GTC Employee
  • 2014-15 Professor of the Year, Technologies Division
  • Spring 2008 Faculty of the Semester, Industrial Division
  • Summer 2006 Faculty of the Semester, Industrial Division