Dave is the founder of Michigan Critter Catchers and started the company in 2005. His wildlife control experience began in 1994 when he was a wildlife control technician while attending college to become a Biologist. Afterwards, he obtained a Masters Degree in Environmental Engineering and spent 15 years in the Environmental, Health & Safety profession at a variety of chemical and automotive companies. The experience at a diverse number of organizations taught him a great deal about operating a successful business. An entrepreneur at heart, he found his passion at Critter Catchers. Being a small company, Dave fills supportive rolls at the company including website development, accounting, purchasing, human resources, and sometimes lead truck washer.
Dave is one of the few Certified Wildlife Control Professionals (CWCP's) in the State of Michigan. The certification demonstrates the highest level of competitence in this industry through a peer review process through NWCOA. The accomplishment demonstrates a well rounded background in wildlife biology & handling, technical methods, human health, safety and community relations.
Dave is a Certified Member of the Michigan Animal Damage Control Association.
Dave has been married since 1999 and has three children, Oliver, Cliffton & Claire. He enjoys outdoor activities such as sailing, fly-fishing and travel.