Chief Operations Officer &
Chief Compliance Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Dave oversees the day-to-day operations at Merriman by managing our Client Services, Information Technology, and Backoffice Operations teams.
He began work with Merriman in 1994 and has since been actively involved with every aspect of the firm’s operations, previously working as Client Services Manager, Director of Portfolio and Data Operations, Client Experience Director and Chief Compliance Officer. He holds a bachelors degree in business administration from Washington State University.
Dave volunteers his time to various conservation organizations including the Washington Fly Fishing Club and Project Healing Waters. In his spare time, Dave is a passionate fly fisherman and an award-winning homebrewer. He currently lives in North Bend with his wife and two children.