Dave was involved in the insurance industry for over 30 years, rising to the position of Auckland Regional Manager. In this role, Dave was responsible for 390 staff, an income revenue stream of $109m, and an operating budget of $31m.
In 2000, Dave set up an Insurance Adjusting firm, which provided services to the insurance industry in the Greater Auckland and Waikato areas. In 2012, along with Jeff Patchett, Dave purchased a Fifo Capital franchise covering Auckland and the Waikato.
Dave’s interests revolve around his family and sport. Dave is a member at Pupuke Golf Club, and is also a huge rugby league fan – having supported the Warriors as a season ticket holder for 15 years. In his younger days, Dave completed 14 marathons, played ‘footy’ on the hallowed grounds of both Eden and Carlaw Parks, and graced the number one court at Stanley St.