Chief Financial Officer, CH, President Oppenheimer Ventures

As CFO, Dave oversees all aspects of finance and accounting for Columbia Hospitality and its managed properties; accountable for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations, cost control systems, and evaluating investment opportunities for Columbia and its owners. 

A leader in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, Dave has an extensive background across a series of companies ranging from large publicly traded organizations to small private businesses.  

Dave has held positions as the CFO of Cascadia Capital and worked as SVP and CFO of various business divisions of Washington Mutual and JP Morgan Chase. 

Dave is a graduate of the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.   He lives in Seattle with his wife and two teenagers and enjoys spending time with his family doing a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, skiing, kayaking and golfing.  

Interesting fact, Dave writes left-handed but does everything else right-handed. He is adept at simplifying complex ideas and the best word to describe Dave is: problem-solver.