Dave grew up just outside of Ingersoll in rural Oxford County. Dave lives in Ingersoll with his wife of 20 years, Cathy. Together they have 4 boys. In 2017 Cathy and Dave purchased the assets of All Celebrations a wedding and event rental business.
Career wise Dave is a management consultant and entrepreneur with a consistent record of leading successful projects involving significant process and change management. In addition to managing operations at All Celebrations, Dave is on contract with Intact Financial Corporation and Rural Oxford Economic Development.
He holds a diploma in Business Information Systems from Fanshawe College, a Masters Certificate in Project Management from York University, most of a Commerce Degree from Athabasca University and a PMP designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Dave is a past director with the South Western Ontario Chapter of PMI, and the Kiwanis Club of Ingersoll.
In the summer of 2015 Dave, surrounded by an exceptional team at PlayRight Playgrounds and his family, completed a three-year project by leading a volunteer installation of a $400,000 fully accessible playground in the community of Ingersoll, Ontario. Over 200 volunteers came together with several vendors and multiple donors to fulfill a community driven vision. This was Dave’s fifth such project and a catalyst for the rejuvenation and upgrading of accessible playgrounds in South Western Ontario.