Dave started his insurance career with United Fire and Casualty for 10 years and was lead underwriter and Branch Coordinator. He then went to work for the Nebraska Department of Insurance for 2 years in the rates and forms filing department. He was then hired in 1999 to work at Nebraska Farm Bureau in the underwriting department. He moved to the Kansas Regional office in 2003 to become Underwriting Manager. In 2005 Dave and his family moved to Las Cruces, NM to become the Business Center Director.
Dave has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Nebraska and has 11 insurance industry designations.