- Dave graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1987 with a degree in Ocean Physics.
- 8 years of active duty service in the Navy as a Special Operations Officer leading small Operational Teams.
- Combat Veteran in Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
- Service across the globe including Guam, Phillipines, Persian Gulf, Bermuda and Iceland.
- Dave is job creator who spent over 6 years as CEO and board member of Paylease growing the company from 17 employees to over 300, and increased market value from $15 million to over $300 million.