David Rispoli is the president and founder of St. Louis Marriage Coaching. He has been coaching individuals, couples, and businesses to live life to the fullest for the past two decades. He started his coaching business in the corporate world working in the financial planning industry and today he continues to coach businesses across the United States. David was trained by Mort Fertel in the Marriage Fitness approach to saving marriages and still works as one of the Marriage Fitness consultants. During this time he has helped hundreds of couples from all around the world restore their broken marriages and experience the marriage of their dreams. He is a member of the International Coach Federation, Christian Coach Network, and the American Association of Christian Counselors.He is a certified Myers Brigs practitioner as well as a Professional Team Building Specialist and a certified anger managment counselor. As a pastor of one of the most contemporary and fast growing Lutheran Churches in the State of Missouri he is passionate about seeing lives positively changed.
David has a Bachelors Degree in Philosophy from Slippery Rock University and completed his graduate work earning three Masters Degrees. He has earned a Masters of Divinity from Gettysburg. He has an MBA in Human Resource Management and a Masters of Science degree in Leadership. As a former United States Marine he is highly motivated and mission driven.
In 2017, David lost his soul mate, best friend and wife to cancer. While this loss is profound, he was comforted by being able to look in the rear view mirror and have no regrets in terms of their marriage. It was absolutely beautiful and filled with love. He also was able to take great comfort in his wife's deep faith and the promise of eternal life.
David is about to embark on another chapter of marriage with Dr. Jennifer Kirn. Jennifer has a four year old son and the two of them will be blending their intergenerational families utilizing the techniques that David has taught for the past two decades.