As President & Founding Partner of School Sports Media, Dave is responsible for the day-to-day strategy, business development and sales operation. Dave has led the SSM team from the initial development in 2010 through the leading school sponsorship platform it is today.
Combined with his responsibilities under School Sports Media, Dave maintains the day-to-day strategy, business development and sales operation for the national advertising representation firm, Winstar Interactive. Dave originally joined Winstar in 2006 as the VP of Sales. In December of 2010, Dave, together with his two business partners purchased Winstar Interactive (DBA) and formed Mission Media Services, Inc.
Prior to his joining Winstar Interactive, Dave served as Director of Eastern Advertising Sales for popular video game website GameDaily.com. In this role, Dave managed relationships with many recognized brands and various properties. His contributions as part of the GameDaily Executive team were instrumental in positioning GameDaily for its eventual sale to AOL in the spring of 2006.
Prior to GameDaily, Dave founded a vertical advertising rep firm, Saratoga Interactive. In this role he developed and managed a network of 35 video game websites. He had also served in senior sales positions with UGO Networks, Redherring Communications, Entrepreneur Magazine, Scholastic Publishing and Thomas Publishing.
Dave is a graduate of Niagara University, with a Bachelors degree in Business. He resides with his wife, 3 children (all athletes) & dog Cooper (also an athlete) in Saratoga Springs, NY. Favorite Sports are Skiing, Lacrosse, Hockey & Football not necessarily in that order.