Vice President Professional Services
Dave’s hospitality and technology experience spans more than 35 years.
He began his hospitality experience with Hilton Worldwide while finishing his college studies working in hotel operations in San Diego, California. Dave’s hotel operations involvement expanded following graduation where he held management roles at several high visibility Hilton owned and managed flagship hotels in Washington DC, Chicago, and San Francisco. After more than ten years of hotel operations’ experience, Dave moved into a Hilton corporate role serving as Corporate Director of Front Office Operations and held other corporate operations leadership roles until he transitioned into Hilton’s Technology Services where he served as the company’s Director of Systems Implementation Services. He used his operations experience to successfully work with hoteliers for the sales, implementation, deployment, training, and support services for all Hilton systems throughout the enterprise.Working with both owned, leased, and franchisee organizations, Dave’s teams successfully implemented the array of systems and networks that helped the organization grow and benefit from the integration of hotel systems.
Following his tenure at Hilton, Dave played a key leadership role in an IT services organization applying his previous hospitality and technology experience to clients within the industry providing network infrastructure consulting, project management, operations management, new hotel openings and transitions, and deployment services for clients such as Hilton Worldwide, Wyndham Worldwide, Highgate Hotels, Joie de Vivre/Destination Hotels and Resorts, SLS/SBE Entertainment, HEI Hotels, and many more.
Dave has brought leadership and his hospitality technology expertise to lead the Edge operational teams providing customer-driven, results-oriented high-quality services to Edge customers.