Born in Massachusetts, Dave studied classical and jazz guitar in college moved to L.A. in the 1990s. He worked with the revamped group Player on its 1996 reunion album Lost In Reality and then landed his song "Take It To The Heart" on Australian Idol finalist Anthony Callea's self-titled double platinum album.
Still based in Los Angeles, Dave has written and produced songs for some of the world's hottest pop and R&B groups, including Westlife, Eden's Crush, LFO, All-4-One, O-Town, Player, and Corbin Bleu and Jordan Pruitt (High School Musical) to name a few.
His most recent success was the #1 Billboard Dance song "S.O.S. (Let The Music Play)" by Jordin Sparks. He also co-produced the latest single for UK star Shayne Ward "Gotta Be Somebody".