In his current role Dave directs the strategy, development, and execution of PTI Tech’s defense and aerospace programs, from concept through production. In this multidisciplinary role, Dave has developed prototype and production manufacturing technology across the aerospace and defense industry space as well as innovative industrial applications. Dave also leads new business development, strategic partnerships, and marketing within PTI Tech. With a perspective gained across the industry and the Department of Defense (DoD), Dave has championed technology-agnostic solutions across platforms and agencies, delivering innovation, value, and on-time solutions to PTI Tech’s customers.
Prior to joining PTI Tech in 2014, Dave had a 15-year career as a management consultant and entrepreneur in several disciplines, which developed into an R&D, prototype development, and government contracting practice supporting DoD contractor-clients with a small-business focus.
Dave graduated with a BA from Rutgers University, is an FSAE alum, earned an MBA from the Berlin School of Economics and Law, and is trilingual. On the job, Dave learned prototype and manufacturing process development and DoD platforms. Dave is passionate about developing and transitioning technology, and has served on the executive board of the National Armaments Consortium (NAC), representing small business since 2018.
Dave is committed to promoting STEM, manufacturing trade, and vocation education in the US as well as developing closer relationships with academia to prepare hands-on engineers to drive American innovation and manufacturing.