Dave is a principal on our Baker Tilly Digital team with nearly 20 years of experience in advanced data analytics solutions. He uses a disciplined, process-driven approach and enhanced data insights to help businesses transform.
Dave is passionate about helping businesses drive sustainable growth through digital transformation and data analytics solutions. He brings a rare, well-rounded background that combines business and technical acumen to lead consulting projects. With nearly two decades of experience as a BI expert, he has helped organizations such as Harley-Davidson®, Sub-Zero®, Polo Ralph Lauren®, Columbia® Sportswear, Boeing® and Georgia Pacific® design and implement data-driven business strategies, from full BI programs to innovative solutions leveraging a variety of Microsoft® BI tools.
Dave has worked for both small and large consulting organizations. He joined Baker Tilly through the acquisition of Talavant, a Wisconsin–based data analytics management consulting firm where Dave served as President.
He has traveled globally teaching and speaking about Microsoft BI technologies, as well as helping establish BI consulting practices in Seattle and London. Dave has also co-authored three books on the topic of data analytics. His specialties include data strategy management consulting, data-related enterprise architecture, process transformation including agile scrum adoption, technical recruiting and sales.
Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and management information systems
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire