Dave grew up in Seattle and received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma in 1998. After working in Seattle for 4 years, he returned to graduate school to earn a master’s degree in clinical psychology from George Fox University and later his physician assistant degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
Before joining High Lakes, for 9 years Dave delivered both inpatient and outpatient care at a general medicine clinic in Longview, Washington seeing both acute and chronic care patients.
Prior to becoming a PA, Dave spent 2 years touring the northwest as a Christian singer-songwriter and speaker while working for a medical insurance brokerage. In his spare time, he still enjoys playing music, skiing, tennis, basketball, golf and spending time with family and his church.