Dave is a member of the Mikisew Cree First Nation in Fort Chipewyan, and president and CEO of seven successful companies. He is a leader in creating opportunities for indigenous people at every level of education, employment, and community social and business development. His wide contributions and experience have been recognized in numerous national and provincial awards. He is very active in communities and has sat on the Board of the Regional Health Authority, the Alberta Chamber of Resources, the National Task Force on Aboriginal Development Financing, and contributed as a member of the National Task Force on Oilsands Strategies. As well, he spearheaded the formation of the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association, is the past President of the National Aboriginal Business Association, and sits as a director of the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation.
Dave’s expertise includes community and economic development, business negotiation, and large scale natural resource development. Dave can help communities and corporations achieve social and economic success.