Dave is a former founder, owner and President & Chief Operating Officer of Macdonald Chisholm Insurance. He also served 15 years combined on the boards of directors of Atlantic Blue Cross Care Inc., and Maritime Medical Care Inc., where he spent two years as Chairman. He has over 40 years’ experience in the General and Life Insurance business in Nova Scotia.

He served two terms on the board of directors of Trade Centre Limited, which manages the Halifax Metro Center, the World Trade and Convention Center, Events Halifax and Exhibition Park.

Dave is presently a member of the board of directors of the Waterfront Development Corporation Limited and is a director of the Freedom Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Dave has always been an advocate of the best insurance plan for his clients, so he joined the Bell & Grant Insurance team in 2013 and is currently working as an independent contractor.

This provides Dave the ability to offer his clients access to insurers with which Bell & Grant have longstanding relationships and, coupled with his expertise, the ability to offer them the best designed insurance plan available.

Dave’s volunteer efforts over the years include terms as President of the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival, owner and President of the Valley Junior A Wildcats Hockey Team and member of the Halifax Mooseheads Advisory Board for 5 years.

Dave is an avid golfer and a member of the Ashburn Golf Club.