David Castro is a recent graduate with a BA in political science from Vanderbilt University. He is well-versed in areas including research, office administration, public speaking, and event planning. Considering his public sector internships spanning the past seven years, David has experience in financial institutions, international relations, and conservation. He brings ample experience from stints in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and at the USDA headquarters. David cultivated his love for the outdoors through camping trips and nature walks, thanks to his upbringing in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. He hopes to pursue a JD/Master of Communication Studies in the near future. David enjoys binge-watching wildlife shows like Our Planet and Moving Art, but can also be found hiking the forest preserve trails of the Chicago area.