David Fulton – Past-Chair

David was born and raised in Denton, TX. He graduated from Denton High and attended NCTC for 2 years. He has been married to his wife, Angela for 24 years. They have 2 children, Logan and Larissa.

David grew up in the scrap metal business. He started working along- side his Dad at the age of 10, learning the metal business. In 2002 he came to Gainesville to run the recycling business. He loves everything about Gainesville and what Gainesville stands for. In 2012, along with Angela, they opened DEF Recycling. Both of their children help out in the business.

In 2013-2014, he attended and graduated from Leadership Gainesville. He is a member of the MOH Host City Program. David & Angela are also members of the Gainesville Zoological Society.

David is currently serving his 3rd term on the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Gulf Coast Chapter board, which covers 7 states. The Institute is the Voice of the Recycling Industry. He is also a board member for the Gainesville Butterfield Stage Players. He is on the board of the Blue Ribbon Club of Denton County, raising money for scholarships for youth in agriculture. He is board member of the Gainesville Rotary Club.

When David is not working in the scrap yard, he is working on his farm where he and Angela reside in Sanger.