Dave was born in Germany in a military family, but grew up in Pennsylvania. Immediately after high school, he began his career in the US Army. Shortly after returning home from Iraq in 2004, Dave ended his military career and immediately began working in law enforcement on the Eastern Shore. For fourteen years, Dave served as a police officer for several police agencies on the Eastern Shore. For 10 years, as an active police officer, Dave also held roles and duties ranging from network administration, application development, database administrator, project manager and technology associate. Dave continues to expand his IT knowledge and is working to obtain several certifications to compliment his experience. Dave still maintains certifications in firearms and TASER and enjoys passing that knowledge on to others. Several of Dave’s hobbies range from spending time with his family, metal and woodworking, video games and continuing to expand his computer knowledge.