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.
Accreditations, Certifications and Continuing Education
Directors Financial Literacy, Institute of Corporate Directors, 2009
ICD.D, Institute of Corporate Directors, Director Education Program, 2007
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