Dave joined the early ranks of Aquascape in 1996, with a bachelor’s degree in environmental health science from Illinois State University, with an emphasis in constructed wetlands and natural methods for wastewater treatment. Dave is able to apply a wide range of experience and expertise in the areas of water, plants, fish, and water ecology. As vice president of product development, Dave is instrumental in translating product performance information and research and development from the field into product improvement and new product development for Aquascape. Dave is a highly sought after presenter at Pondemonium and water gardening seminars across the country, and has successfully trained numerous green industry professionals. He co-authored The Pond Builder’s Bible, The Pond Retailer’s Bible, Succeeding & Prospering with Water Features: Volume II, and Pond Building for Hobbyists. Patented products that carry Dave’s stamp of expertise include the Constructed Wetland, Pondless® Waterfalls, and the Signature Skimmer.