A compilation of things learned in business and opportunities experienced through business. Real life problems and victories from 27 years in business with no college degree just the technical background of plumbing heating and air conditioning. Issues that apply to any small business and how to cope and succeed when you are in a struggle. Who to turn to and from and how to remain open and honest no matter what.
Dave has spent the last 47 years involved in the Plumbing and HVAC contracting business. From starting as a helper to teaching classes in a union apprenticeship program and then owning and operating a full service contracting business the last 47 years have been a true learning experience. In 2017 Dave was awarded the Chairman's Award by National Comfort Institute in recognition of his commitment to the HVAC industry.
On top of running a business Dave served for 9 ¿ years on his local City Council with 6 of those years as the Mayor. During the years in business Dave served on the founding board of a Boy's and Girl's Club which expanded to serve a resort community 40 miles away while Dave was board President. During the same time Dave also served on the advisory board of a locally owned bank and later on the Board of Directors for the same bank.
Having sold the business in 2015 and working for that business for 3 years as a consultant he now resides in Grand Junction Colorado with his wife Linda.