David T. Ball is an established presence in the Dallas, Texas, community who maintains a strong volunteer commitment. A world traveler, David T. Ball has had the opportunity to explore a wide range of culturally rich destinations, from India to Bali.

One of the unique aspects of the Bali, an island province of Indonesia, is its traditional dances, which include the Barong Dance. Similar to an ancient Chinese counterpart, this sacred dance is believed to have originated before Hinduism arrived to the archipelago. …


Texas resident David T. Ball is based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. David T. Ball has traveled extensively for work and pleasure and takes time to explore numerous destinations both abroad and at home.

There are many ways to travel, and one mode of transportation is growing in popularity — recreational vehicles. RVs are a great way to explore a country or region while remaining self-contained, as they generally include bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and dining areas.

Due in part to falling gasoline prices, this summer has been very popular for RV rentals. One company, known as RVshare, has seen bookings…


A graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, David T. Ball is an avid traveler who accrued over 120 flight segments with American Airlines in 2016 alone, earning status as an Executive Platinum rewards member. David T. Ball’s favorite destinations include Bali, Indonesia, where he enjoyed visiting some of the island’s historic temples.

The island of Bali is home to more than 20,000 temples, many of which date as far back as the 10th century. Any visit to Bali should include a visit to the following temples:

1. Tanah Lot Temple. Only accessible on foot at low tide, this…


Jet lag can quickly put a damper on a highly anticipated trip or vacation.

While attending Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, David T. Ball focused his studies on Marketing and Management. After earning a Bachelor of Business Administration, David T. Ball began a rigorous travel schedule that now includes both work and leisure trips, and often involves international travel. Jet lag affects most travelers crossing several time zones, even those that travel often. There are several ways to minimize its effects.

Jet lag can quickly put a damper on a highly anticipated trip or vacation. For the first several days in a new time zone, jet lag can cause daytime sleepiness, insomnia, confusion…


A resident of Dallas, Texas, David T. Ball frequently spends his time volunteering with charitable organizations such as the Crawl for Cancer. Beyond his philanthropic work, David T. Ball is an avid traveler, both for work and pleasure. He has visited exotic locations and tourist attractions the world over, from the Taj Mahal to the Ubud Monkey Forest.

Located in the village of Padangtegal, the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali, Indonesia, is home to approximately 700 Balinese long tailed macaques, as well as nearly 200 unique species of trees found throughout the 12.5 hectares of forest. Furthermore, visitors to the…


A resident of Dallas, Texas, David T. Ball earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from Southern Methodist University. While he travels frequently for work, David T. Ball enjoys traveling for pleasure; he visited four cities in India in just one summer.

Due to variances in cultural norms across the world, it is important to research a region’s etiquette and customs before visiting. In India, for example, conveying respect is an important element of society. When introducing oneself or addressing a group of people, it is best to greet the oldest persons first, to show deference. …


Texas resident David T. Ball currently lives in Dallas, where he stays engaged in his community. Recently, David T. Ball volunteered with Crawl for Cancer and recruited several volunteers to fill in at the last minute.

Established by a group of friends who wanted to have fun and raise money for a worthy cause, Crawl for Cancer is an organization that manages fundraising events that support charities dedicated to fighting cancer. Participants support these charities by spending money at participating bars and restaurants. The event is currently held in 24 cities across the nation.

If interested in participating, visit www.crawlforcancer.org


A graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, David T. Ball travels for both work and pleasure. David T. Ball supports local nonprofit organizations and has volunteered for several years in Crawl for Cancer.

Created by a group of friends in their support of cancer research, Crawl for Cancer hosts numerous fundraising events every year. Since its establishment, the organization has grown to include twenty Crawls throughout the nation. These events provide vital funding to nonprofits that fight cancer at both the local and national level.

Each Crawl for Cancer brings together hundreds of participants and volunteers who follow…


David T. Ball is a resident of Texas who has participated in multiple Dallas Urban Dare events and regularly volunteers with Crawl for Cancer. A supporter of many community-based initiatives in Dallas, David T. Ball is also an avid fan of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers.

The Packers ranked 22nd in the NFL in total yards allowed last season, making improving its defense a priority. In March, the team signed veteran defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson to a one-year contract and, while many presumed Packers’ defensive coordinator Mike Pettine played an integral role in Wilkerson’s decision-making process, the former…


An avid traveler, Dallas-based David T. Ball spends roughly 200 days each year outside Texas for work-related and recreational purposes. Beyond his job responsibilities, David T. Ball is a passionate fan of the National Football League’s Green Bay Packers.

The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft was held on April 26, and the Packers began the night with the 27th overall pick but traded up to acquire the 18th overall pick from the Seattle Seahawks. Green Bay sent Seattle its 27th overall pick as well as a third-round and sixth-round pick and also received a seventh-round pick. Given the…

David T. Ball

David T. Ball of Dallas, Texas

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