Dave is a founding board member and was instrumental in the creation of Canyon Rim Academy, a K-6 public charter school with approximately 525 students. Now in its 12th year, the school ranks among the top 10% of Charter Schools in Utah. Dave helped lay the groundwork for the school’s vision, performed extensive research to obtain the necessary approvals, sought out funding opportunities and negotiated a lease with the school district for the school site. Dave left his employment as president of Preferred Title & Escrow Insurance Agency to dedicate his full-time efforts in building the school to what it is today. He currently oversees the financial management and business operations of the school including the day to day management, financial reporting, annual budget, fiscal reports, audited financial reports and human resource management for nearly 70 employees
Dave has served in his community in a variety of church and civic positions. He is the married father of four children. David has lived in London, Jerusalem, Washington DC and California but Utah is where he calls home.