Dave is the Best Selling Author of: The Corporate Refugee Startup Guide, The College Student Startup Guide and the newly released, Restart-The Small Business Guide to Thriving During Chaos. He taught in the Executive Education and MBA program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dave has founded and co-founded three companies. spent over 20 years working in sales and marketing roles for Fortune 500 companies including: Motorola, BellSouth, U.S. Cellular, TDS and Humana.
Dave is the co-director of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Launch Pad startup accelerator, Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship. He mentors startups at gener8tor, a leading startup accelerator.
He founded Startup Guides to help entrepreneurs and small business owners thrive through providing practical, powerful insights to maximize the potential potential of their business models.
Dave is also passionate about finding innovative methods and technologies to help address mental health issues for young adults.
Dave was born in England and moved to rural Wisconsin in 1976. Dave now lives with his wife, Amy, and yellow lab, Caesar, in the Lake Geneva area. He is passionate about hiking and mountain biking in the Kettle Moraine.