Dave is an investment professional and former practicing attorney with a background in mergers and acquisitions and experience in sourcing, evaluating, and executing lower middle market transactions.

Prior to joining Spotlight, Dave was a Vice President at West Allen Capital and a Director at Westshore Capital Partners. While in business school, he was a Summer Associate at Rock Island Capital LLC. Dave began his career as a corporate mergers and acquisitions attorney at Quarles & Brady LLP and then McDermott Will & Emery LLP in Chicago.

Dave lives outside of Chicago with his wife and four children and earned his BA in Economics from DePaul University and his MBA and JD from Georgetown University.