Dave is a 1991 graduate of Middlebury College, who after teaching at various levels (middle and high school) pursued a Master's Degree in Education (M.Ed.) from the University of Vermont. After receiving his M.Ed. in 1994, Dave went to work for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in the Government & Education division in Denver, Colorado. In 1997, Dave returned to Middlebury College as a Dean in the student services area. When Middlebury began its administrative system evaluation and selection process Dave was asked to serve as Project Manager. Since that time Dave has served as the Lead for Infrastructure, assisting with the organizational changes taking place in Library and Information Services, and more recently as Associate Dean of Library and Information Services. In this last role, Dave oversees personnel matters, communications and manages a portfolio of projects.