Meet Dave

Dave is a 4th generation Bitterrooter—born and raised in Hamilton.  After graduating from high school, he studied civil engineering and economics at MSU before embarking on a 30-year career as an officer in the U.S. Army.

Dave served in combat units—including deployment during the Persian Gulf War—and also as a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  While on active duty, he earned two graduate degrees in national security studies and a Ph.D. in physics.

Dave retired from the Army as a colonel and returned home in 2008 with his wife of 35 years, Deborah, and their daughter, Karis.  He currently is the chief financial officer of a small engineering firm and has served on the Hamilton School Board for the past nine years.

Meet Dave

Dave is a 4th generation Bitterrooter—born and raised in Hamilton.  After graduating from high school, he studied civil engineering and economics at MSU before embarking on a 30-year career as an officer in the U.S. Army.

Dave served in combat units—including deployment during the Persian Gulf War—and also as a professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point.  While on active duty, he earned two graduate degrees in national security studies and a Ph.D. in physics.

Dave retired from the Army as a colonel and returned home in 2008 with his wife of 35 years, Deborah, and their daughter, Karis.  He currently is the chief financial officer of a small engineering firm and has served on the Hamilton School Board for the past nine years.