Dave entered the financial services business in 1969, after his graduation from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. He received his Master of Science in Financial Services degree (MSFS) from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He also holds the designations of Charted Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF), Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) and Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®). Dave is registered to offer investment products and services to residents of Louisiana, Texas, California, Mississippi, Delaware, Arkansas, Massachusetts, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Connecticut, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and South Carolina. He holds associate memberships in the National Structured Settlements Trade Association, the Society of Financial Service Professionals (past president), the Acadiana Estate Planning Council, and the American College Gold Key Society. Dave is a LPL Registered Representative, LPL Investment Advisor Representative and LPL Registered Principal, offering securities and advisory services through LPL Financial, a registered investment advisor, member FINRA/SIPC. He has served on the boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana and the Hospice of Acadiana. He has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, where he has taught a senior level course in Employee Benefits.