Chief of Staff and Director of Communications
Dave holds joint appointments as chief of staff and director of communications in the Office of the VP for Communications (OVPC) and as senior director of communications in University Human Resources. He is responsible for human resources, budget and finance, administration and policy, and special initiatives in OVPC as well as the Freedom of Information Office and the Film Office. He also directs the HR Communications Office and leads communications planning, strategy development and content integration, often related to change management and major university initiatives.
Prior to joining the university, Dave held both editorial and marketing management roles in publishing, training and nonprofit organizations, and was a partner in a startup technology marketing firm. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Michigan.