Dave's primary area of practice is providing strategic advice in regard to the identification, development and management of business opportunities. He also works in land development, transaction negotiation, commercial financings and the purchase and sale of businesses. He has managed the business and legal aspects of a number of significant agribusiness development projects and has assisted with the organization of a human resources department for a national employer. He has also managed significant projects for Provincial and Territorial governments in the area of legislative review, planning and development.
Dave has acted in the role of general counsel to assist clients with the organization and structure of their businesses. He has conducted a number of in-house seminars on topics such as negotiating financing and the structuring of joint ventures. In addition, he has acted as a consultant on economic planning and fiscal matters.
Dave is a Director of a number of Alberta based corporations.
Leadership and Executive
Volunteer, Pro Bono, and Community Organizations
Institute of Corporate Directors - Edmonton Chapter Executive Committee Member 2010-Present
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability; World Congress, Urban Nature Section Chair 2008-2009
City of Edmonton, Sports & Recreation - Community Investment Grants Chair 2003-2008
City of Edmonton, Community Services Advisory Board Member 2002-2008
Whitemud Creek Advisory Committee Chair 2000-2003
City of Edmonton, Enterprise Committee Director 1999-2008
Edmonton Nature Centres Foundation Director and Past President 1990-Present
Junior Achievement (Alberta) Chair and Director 1983-1991
Non-Volunteer Director Positions
Hydril Canadian Company, Ltd. Director 1990-2007
Coal Valley Investment Corporation Director 2002-2005
Overlander Mountain Park Properties Director and Vice President 2004-Present
Bowen Tools, Ltd. Director 1984-2002