President at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting
In 2006, Dave founded Velvet Chainsaw Consulting…an industry leading business improvement consulting firm that helps conference & tradeshow organizers grow and transform their Annual Meeting and Expo. Prior to going down the consulting road, Dave was with Experient for 22 years where he served as President of the Meeting Planning and Registration divisions. He has also served on the Board of Directors of two leading event technology companies – Passkey and eventcore.
Dave is a frequent industry speaker and pens thought provoking articles to help meeting owners and professionals’ progress. For over 13 years, he has authored a monthly column in PCMA’s Convene magazine on performance improvement for annual conferences and trade shows.