Dave has over 30 years of healthcare experience with 20+ years as a hospital administrator (nine at Aspen Valley Hospital). Dave was AVH's CEO from 2004 - 2013, returning to the position in the fall of 2016. In 2013, Dave moved to Tucson, Arizona where he was Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer at Tucson Medical Center, a 600-bed tertiary hospital. Then, prior to returning to AVH, he was the Executive Director of a newly-formed management company, the Community Care Alliance (CCA), that formed two Accountable Care Organizations through Western Healthcare Alliance. During his tenure with the CCA, Dave worked with dozens of rural hospitals in Colorado, California, and Washington, gaining an abundance of knowledge about the best path for small hospitals in a changing healthcare industry.