Youngest Division General Manager within Westinghouse Electric Corporation in 1990, heading the Westinghouse global Industrial Service businesses. Dave ran the International and Power Generation Service business for Westinghouse through 1994, then assuming responsibility as Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for that same business. In 1997 he became the Director responsible for all Westinghouse China based Electric Power generation Joint Ventures.
Beginning in 1999, Dave founded the Power Generation business for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) in North America. Initially responsible for founding and managing the service and manufacturing business in North America for MHI, he later became the first American President and CEO of Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas in 2014. becoming the first American Officer within the Mitsubishi Hitachi Power global business retiring from that business in mid 2016.
Dave's career has largely been focused within the electricity generation and utility industry, with very extensive International experience in Asia (Japan, China) South America, and the Middle East. Within Westinghouse, serving as Vice Chairman of five joint ventures in China, four with the Shanghai Provincial Government, and one with the Ministry of Electric Power. These were the largest generation equipment and service entities in China, with over 8000 China based employees. While at Mitsubishi, he sponsored and managed over $600,000,000 in North American factory capacity via direct investment by MHI, and created over 2,300 North American jobs being awarded a Governor's job creation award by Governor Scott in Florida in 2015.
A history of job creation in North America, coupled with very extensive International experience running large businesses located in China, South America, the Middle East and Asia, would provide significant business/commercial, International, and Energy experience to the new administration.
Presently serves on the Board of Trustees at The University of Central Florida, and am the designee of the Japanese Foreign Affairs Ministry to become Honorary Consulate General Japan, Orlando.