Dave was a native of Pittsburgh who came to Polk County in 1952, making his home in Lake Alfred. He was the first Chief Engineer for WGTO when the station signed on the air in 1955 and was there through its move to Cypress Gardens in 1958. After leaving the station around 1971, he became a teacher and administrator for Traviss Vocational Technical School in Lakeland.
Dave passed away in 2004 at the age of 79.
1955 - 1971 WGTO-AM 540 - Haines City (Engineering)