As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Dave is responsible for connecting Quad’s entire operational organization with a focus on bringing together people, processes and products to drive performance. He facilitates the key drivers contributing to Quad’s success as a worldwide marketing solutions partner, including engaging and retaining employees, and perpetually innovating to drive top-line revenue and productivity enhancements across the company’s unique integrated marketing platform.
Previously, he served as the company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, a role he held from 2014 until January 2022 when he became Chief Operating Officer. Joining the company in 2009, Dave is credited with building Quad’s sophisticated public company finance and accounting functions and leading the design of Quad’s capital structure and corporate development activity that positively shaped the company’s transformation as a marketing solutions partner.
Dave came to Quad after serving as Vice President at Journal Communications Inc., a diversified media company where he managed the company’s community publishing and printing operations. He also held executive-level positions in investor relations and corporate development at Newell Brands, a global marketer of consumer and commercial products. Dave began his career as a CPA and Senior Manager at accounting firm Arthur Andersen.
Dave holds an MBA from Marquette University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin. He is an advisory board member at FM Global, an international property insurer.