Dave and the other founding partners of Artemis created this firm to continue their passion for designing and conducting great research that helps build effective messaging and communications campaigns for marketing and policy programs. Prior to starting Artemis in 2006, Dave was President of Wirthlin Worldwide and then Group President of Harris Interactive when it acquired Wirthlin Worldwide in 2004. Dave is committed to ensuring that Artemis provides clients with innovative, potent research and advice on how to use it.
Dave built his research and management skills in leadership positions at Bank of America; Yankelovich, Skelly & White; and Mathematica Policy Research. He has a BA from Yale University and a Master of Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School. Dave was the Board Chairman of the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO), the research industry trade association, in 2005 and currently is serving again as “past chairs” representative. Other board roles include current service on the Humphrey Institute Advisory Board and chairman of the board of his church, Unity of Fairfax.