David joined Premier in 2016, and serves as the Sr. Director of Operations for Premier Power Maintenance overseeing multiple Field Service Regions, Engineering, Training, and Apparatus Repair.
Dave brings over 15 years’ experience in operational budget development and execution. He also brings over 25 years’ experience in power generation, transmission, and distribution systems. He gained extensive experience as a field service engineer through testing, troubleshooting, commissioning, and repairing power systems, as well as high voltage work as a utility lineman. Dave was a NIULPE Licensed Power Engineer, NETA Level III Certified, member of the NFPA (Electrical Section), and PEARL (Professional Electrical Apparatus Reconditioning League).
Dave is noted for his ability to teach a practical understanding of even the most complex operational requirements of a power distribution or utilization system, including application of the National Electric Code, UL requirements, NFPA Electrical Series, NETA (InterNational Electrical Testing Association) Testing Specifications, NESC, and other industry standards. In addition to his operations responsibilities, Dave also serves as an instructor for the company’s internal and external training program and routinely contributes in the field as a test technician.
In his free time, Dave and his family tend to and care for their animals on their horse ranch in Indiana. His formal education includes a B.S. from New York State University, and an A.A. from the University of Maryland.