As the Director of Consulting Services at RRC, Dave excels in working with clients to use research to make better decisions.  His work has formed the basis of numerous strategic and marketing plans for resorts and other tourism-based clients.  Examples of projects he has directed include visitor research studies, branding studies, and conversion studies in the recreation and tourism industry; economic analyses of the impact of tourism; and feasibility studies for resort real estate projects.  Research methodologies with which Dave has extensive experience include surveys conducted via the Internet, telephone, mail-out/mail-back, and intercept techniques, as well as facilitation of focus groups.  Dave possesses a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.