Dave was founder and President of Archetype Joint for 11 years. He started Archetype Joint in 2005 to offer manufacturers a full range of independent, specialized testing and consulting services related to joint design, testing, and validation. Before founding Archetype Joint, Dave was a 25 year design and manufacturing engineer and expert in Design for Assembly principles. He has extensive experience working on products and manufacturing projects for companies such as Daimler Chrysler, General Motors, Ford Motor Co, Boeing, Textron, Motorola, Whirlpool, Ingersoll Rand, Raytheon, and Alliant Techsystems to name a few.
Dave began his career in 1980 with Westinghouse Electric Corp as a manufacturing engineer on the MX missile launch system.