Dave is the Assistant Treasurer - Global Risk Management for International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging and pulp. His Memphis-based team is responsible for global risk financing and insurance programs, as well as property loss prevention.
Dave has worked in the insurance and risk management field since 1989, beginning his career in claim services at Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Ohio. He then progressed through risk management positions at Banc One Corporation, Abbott Laboratories, Emerson Electric, and GE, prior to joining International Paper in June 2004.
Dave has been actively involved in RIMS throughout his career, initially as an officer and board member for the Central Ohio and St. Louis RIMS chapters. He then served in Society roles as a member of the RIMS International Committee, chairing its RIMS Long Range Planning Committee, as well as serving on RIMS External Affairs Committee.
He joined RIMS global Board of Directors in 2019. He served as the Society’s Board Secretary in 2021 and, now, holds the position of Board Treasurer in 2022.