David is a partner in Business Mentors and a Senior Mentor. He is a graduate of Northwest Christian College with a degree in Business Administration. David worked his way through school as a water damage specialist and as a journeyman carpenter. He worked during the summers and attended Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, Oregon where he ran on the track team. He returned to Eugene several years later and earned his degree at night through Northwest Christian College while working during the day in the restoration business. He wrote a thesis paper on installing a production management team for selling and producing construction projects.
David is a very skilled carpenter and has the skills to professionally install carpet, vinyl, and ceramic tile and he is a Certified Restorer. He was a successful lead carpenter on many large fire damage projects. After spending years on the construction crew he became an Estimator and Project Manager. In his last year working for Belfor, his team sold and profitably managed nearly $2,500,000 in construction-related projects. In his role as Project Manager he worked to institute a team concept to improve the efficiency and profitability of the projects. During his time as an estimator he attended many different basic and advanced Xactimate training sessions.
David joined Business Mentors in May of 2004 after spending over 15 years working in the field. He is an expert at organizational change and implementing new systems. He is experienced in helping increase revenue, implement accountability, and improve profitability.
David married his wife Michelle in August of 1991. They have six children: two daughters and four sons. He enjoys working with his hands, gardening, hiking, camping, and enjoying the outdoors. David lives in Eugene, Oregon.