Serving as the Charlotte Office Division's Director of Property Management and “jack of all trades”, Dave is an engineer-turned-property manager passionate about solving problems and helping people.
With more than 30 years of property management experience, Dave provides a vast suite of capabilities to our property management practice; whether it is helping plan the design and operation of a new building, figuring out how to customize our services to a particular client’s needs, responding to an emergency, or mentoring team members in the advancement of their careers, Dave is a true seasoned leader.
Since joining Childress Klein, Dave has built an exceptional team of talented professionals who are committed to providing proactive customer service and unsurpassed excellence to each of our clients. With the dedication of his team, he focuses on developing solutions that are tangible, sustainable and captivating. A skilled consensus builder and an articulate contributor, he has the ability to see the big picture while understanding the importance of the smaller details.
Due to the 24/7/365 commitment of property management, Dave understands and values the hard work, integrity and dedication of his team members who often toil behind the scenes all hours of the day and night to make sure our customers enjoy a safe, comfortable and productive workplace each day. When asked what inspires him, Dave responded, “Our maintenance, security, parking, janitorial, accounting and other property management team members – they are the true heroes that inspire me every single day.”
Highly valued for his interpersonal skills, Dave thrives on finding new ways to solve challenging issues and connecting the right people to the right job. He approaches each day and each set of new challenges with an enthusiasm and overwhelming desire to help people and give back to the community.
BSE, summa cum laude | Duke University School of Engineering
Division Partner, 2001 to Present
Director of Property Management, 1999 to Present
Property Manager / Senior Property Manager, 1988 - 1999
Trammell Crow Company
Property Manager, 1986 - 1988
British Petroleum (formerly Standard Oil)
Project Engineer, 1983 - 1986
Licensed Real Estate Broker (North Carolina)
BOMA International, Real Property Administrator
US Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional
Historic Charlotte, Inc., Past President, Board of Directors
Charlotte Junior Soccer Foundation, Board of Directors & U10 Boys Division Coordinator
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Elder
Safe Alliance, Chairperson – Men For Change
Did you know?
Dave has been CK’s March Madness Commissioner for the NCAA basketball tournament for over 20 years, dishing out humiliation and abuse for all who dare participate