David Pfaffenberger

David Pfaffenberger

Data Services Manager for University Advancement, St. Edward’s University

As Data Services Manager for University Advancement, David Pfaffenberger leads the team responsible for the advancement module of the university’s enterprise system and division’s third-party systems; as well as, gift processing and records management.

David has over 20 years of technical and management experience in enterprise technology, IT service delivery, and support in the private, public, higher education, and non-profit sectors.  He has a deep interest in adapting for-profit industry best practices to non-profit operations and draws upon his diverse work experience to help organizations take advantage of technology and data investments and to keep pace with the changing digital marketplace.

He is a native Texan and resides in North Central Austin with his wife, Aerin, and son, Lane.


David holds a bachelor’s in Management Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.