Dave Damico is the recipient of the 2016 Hank and Phyllis Krambeck Award. Dave is the current President of The Missouri Coalition for Quality Care (MCQC), and has served on the MCQC board in numerous capacities. Dave is currently retired after serving successfully in various public agencies, both in entry-level positions as well as management. During his previous career, he worked in programs for children, families, the elderly, and the poor. He came to MCQC with a rich heritage of experience in social programs. The Hank and Phyllis Krambeck award is given to individuals who exemplify a total commitment to improving the lives of recipients of long-term care. Dave has done that and more. Because of Dave, MCQC has become more effective in its effort to improve services and care for Missouri's elderly and handicapped citizens. He is very deserving of this award.