David has grown up in the Hospitality industry. His grandfather built and opened his first hotel in Anaheim, California in 1955. David joined West-Cal Construction in January 1980 after having spent 8 years with Pelletier Cabinet Company. David’s first 9 years at West-Cal were in the field learning first hand all aspects of hotel construction. He was then elevated to Vice President of Operations in 1989. David ascended to President and Chief Operating Officer of West-Cal Construction in September of 1992. Under his leadership West-Cal has designed and built well over 100 hotels in 10 western states as well as remodeled many existing hotels, all of which remained operational during the process. David has developed long lasting relationships with Marriott, Hilton and Choice development Teams. West-Cal has been recognized by Marriott with several awards from Best Opening Hotel for the Year to Best Lobby Remodel and in 1998/1999 David supervised the PIP conversions of 30 Travelers Inns’ Hotels to meet major franchise brand standards for 5 different brands.
David has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, an Associates of Arts in Computer Science and currently holds a General Contractor’s License in 8 states.