A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dave attended the University of Oregon earning a B.S. in Psychology and minor in Environmental Science, while participating in the Outdoor Leadership Program. Upon graduating Dave began teaching and guiding for the Pacific Crest Outward Bound School, ultimately working with Outward Bound for fourteen years. Dave has served as an educator and program leader for five different Outward Bound Charters and various University’s. Serving as the Patagonia Program Director and as Co-Founder of Mountain Professionals Guiding, Dave focused on new program development, risk management and overall operational excellence. As Assistant Head of School, Dave works closely with the Leadership Team to develop and achieve operational safety and quality at the Watershed School. In joining the Board of Directors at Paradox Sports Dave is excited to work collaboratively in helping guide Paradox Sports to achieve it’s mission. Dave holds a M.S. from Denver University in Environmental Science and Organizational Leadership.