Dave grew up in the city of Bellevue, where he attended eastside schools. His Grandfather was a garage owner in Three Forks Montana, and his father was a Boeing Engineer. You can see where his passion for hot rodding came from.
Dave was always building something. He rebuilt his first engine when he was five years old. He began building his first car starting when he was nine. Dave has built many cars since his youth, and he was also involved with competition racing for many years. He began with bracket racing then moved to formula V, then formula Atlantic and then he had a 20-year run racing inboard Hydroplanes.
Dave has been an active member with the Legends car club for many years where he has served as Director, Vice Director and today serves as the Car Show Director for the club’s North Bend event.