What name / nick name do you prefer?
Dave works, but Coop is often used.
When did you start with Painters?
November 12, 2012
What is your job title?
Inside Sales Representative: Spreading Painters USA’s good word.
What do you like most about your job?
Being surrounded by good people with a desire to help build Meg and Paul Cook’s dream into an elite business position within the industry. It’s a fun, energetic and successful environment.
What is your favorite job throughout your lifetime?
There are three distinct accomplishments: I fulfilled a childhood dream of becoming a professional radio personality where I hosted regular on-air shows in Phoenix for nine years (KYOT & KJZZ). During college and beyond, ‘working’ in the zany, fast-paced bar/restaurant atmosphere of Minder Binders in Tempe, Arizona. Earning an opportunity to become published as a regular contributing writer for several publications.
What makes you happy?
Listening to The Beatles. Family. Visiting the Morton Arboretum. Cubs’ win! Traveling Arizona. Blackhawks hockey. Warm weather. A cold beer and engaging conversation. Sun Devils’ baseball & football. Staying in touch and reconnecting with friends.
What do you like to do for fun, as a hobby, or special interest?
- Softball, biking, golf, kayaking, swimming
- Volunteering for worthy philanthropic endeavors
Tell us something interesting or extraordinary about yourself.
I am the first male in my family in four generations to earn a Bachelor’s degree (Arizona State University -- Broadcasting & English)
Tell us something that everyone doesn't already know about you.
In my senior year of high school I had an outrageously huge – and very cool – afro. Really!