Red Hero


  • ASE Certified Master Technician
  • ASE L1 Advanced Engine Performance Specialist

Dave has technical background of 30+ years that includes over 15 years in the auto aftermarket repair business as an ASE technician, along with over 15 years in the Automotive education field as an instructor/ trainer. He currently is responsible for managing and developing curriculum and technical training for DRiV and is based out of the Chicago area. Dave enjoys his unique role within the automotive industry and the many opportunities he has to meet students and guide them along within their careers.

Favorite Car:

1958 Chevy Impala

Fun Fact:

Dave is married and has two kids - one who is actively serving in the military and one in high school. Dave enjoys the outdoors and also has an interest in bringing old cars and motorcycles back to life along with playing and building guitars.

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