Dave Schroeder is a native of Ludlow, Kentucky. He was named Executive Director of the Kenton County Public Library in April 2007. Dave began his career at Kenton County Public Library in 1986 as a shelver. In 1987 he began working in the Local History Department indexing historic newspapers. He held the position of Archivist for Thomas More College and the Diocese of Covington from 1996 to 2000. Schroeder returned to KCPL in 2000 as the Kentucky History Librarian.
He serves as President of Board of the Friends of the Kentucky Public Archives, was appointed a member of the Kentucky Archives and Records Commission by Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2007 and is a member of the Telecommunications Board of Northern Kentucky. Schroeder is the past Chair of the Kentucky Public Library Association. He is currently Board Chair of the Social Circus Foundation of Ludlow, Ky.
Schroeder earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in History from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky. He is a graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky Class of 2008.