Dave has three decades of experience delivering client accomplishments with the Executive Branch and Congress. His knowledge of substance, process and decision-makers informs a results-driven approach, along with the seasoned ability to guide clients and teams of colleagues in execution. In the life sciences domain, Dave is recognized for driving innovative therapy development and access initiatives to help address unmet medical need.
As a firm leader, Dave emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to talent development and client service. The government and regulatory affairs group he manages is comprised of focused practice teams operating at the intersection of client interests and government at all levels.
Dave earlier served as associate counsel to the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, where he focused on energy research and nuclear defense matters across the National Labs. He also worked in legislative and communications positions for three members of Congress. Later, Dave was a senior executive of a nationwide health organization and established its public policy and advocacy function.
To enrich his professional pursuits, Dave volunteers with a wide array of organizations. He has served as a board member of the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (past chair), the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the Gerontological Society of America, the Consortium for Southeast Healthcare Quality, the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (past advisory board chair) and the Indiana Society of Washington, DC (past president).