David’s goal is to help teams find innovative solutions to address both the common and the unique challenges on every project. He has over 24 years of industry experience and has been a registered architect in the state of Ohio since 1994. He was an early adopter of Revit and has been a Building Information Modeling (BIM) advocate since 2002.
As a digital practice leader, David is currently overseeing our firm-wide practice integration of BIM. His responsibilities include training and education, developing standards and best practices, providing strategic large project support, developing multi-discipline BIM collaboration strategies, and implementing new workflows to leverage the intelligence of BIM.
He’s leading the way in our transition from a document-based design process to an intelligent-model-based design process. David is a well-known industry expert and has regularly presented at various conferences including Autodesk University, RTC, and the BIMforum. With David’s leadership, Stantec stays involved in a number of industry groups including CanBIM, the BIMforum LOD Spec and buildingSMART Canada.
With a strong background in architectural project management, David was a project manager for over 10 years before shifting his focus to implementing design technologies. His project-related strengths include client interface, project cost control, overall project coordination, and schedule management. David prides himself on client satisfaction both when working on projects as well as assisting Stantec offices internally.