David is a dynamic speaker on all technical topics; diverse educator for multiple levels in the AEC industry, a humble, multi-award winner in variety of industry associations; author of articles and contributions in publications in many areas; a recognized industry revolutionist; and most importantly, he is an advocate for the construction owner. David has a great sense of humor and is formally educated and licensed as an architect, with a specialty in specifications and technical writing. His abilities include computer programming and pretending to be an angler while boating.
"As a freshman in college, my architecture professor told me I would never be an architect. I was the first one from my graduating class to be registered."
Specializations include Owner Standards and Guidelines, Systems and Performance Descriptions, UniFormat® as a tool to advance and standardize the classification of building systems and assemblies for element descriptions and analysis, MasterFormat®, risk management strategies, and the Fiduciary Duty Initiative.
"Driving into Atlantic City and seeing the skyline gives me great pride. When I see those buildings, I know I have touched all of them in some way."