Dave graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009 with a BA in Economics, and was commissioned as an Infantry Officer through UVA Army ROTC. He served four years on active duty, including a deployment to South Afghanistan as an infantry platoon leader with the 10th Mountain Division. Dave transitioned out of the military in the summer of 2013 and joined ID.me Inc., a veteran-founded technology start-up, where he worked on operations and business development. He received his MBA from Chicago Booth in 2016 and is a member of the 2014 Class of Pat Tillman Foundation Military Scholars. Since graduating from Booth, Dave has worked in management consulting at BCG, product marketing at Square, and is currently a product manager at Amazon Music in San Francisco.