Dave Davia, President and CEO of Colorado Concern
Dave Davia is a passionate leader with a diverse background in public and private organizations. He has a strong track record of accomplishments in strategic partnerships, government relations, process development, coalition building, business and legislative analysis, collective bargaining, public policy, and association management.
Currently, Dave Davia serves as the President & CEO of Colorado Concern.
Prior to joining these prestigious organizations, Dave worked in a senior program/project management role in banking operations and IT. He worked for Wells Fargo close to 14 years and was a member of many banking industry professional and charitable groups.
Dave is a former elected official with the City of Westminster where he served as City Councillor and participated on the Economic Development Authority, the Redevelopment Authority, and the Human Services Board.
Being a passionate champion of children and families, Dave has also served on multiple charitable non-profit organizations boards including There with Care, an organization serving families of children fighting cancer and Growing Home, an affordable housing program. He also helped lead and launch Growing Home’s Affordable and Transformational Housing Program. Additionally, Dave has served in many roles for the Denver Archdiocese.
Dave, not only is a native Coloradan, but he is a 5th generation Denver native, whose current home is located within one mile from where his great-great-grandparents originally settled in the 1880s. Dave considers himself fortunate to be married to Kathleen, his talented and enterprising wife who is a successful small business owner; together, they are raising their young son, Rocco.
A true thought leader with a reputation for keen political and legislative acumen, Dave is regarded as a deep listener, an effective mediator of collective bargaining processes, and a talented coalition builder who positively influences legislative outcomes on behalf of the organizations he represents.
“Thoughtful economic policies that allow businesses to succeed, enhance the quality of life for all Coloradans.” – CSI Board Member Dave Davia, EVP and CEO of Rocky Mountain Mechanical Contractors Association