David N. “Dave” MacGillivray is Chairman of Springsted Incorporated, an independent financial, management and economic development consulting firm. He has been with Springsted for over 25 years, starting with the firm as a financial analyst. In addition to his financial advisory work, he has served as lead development advisor on projects of all sizes and types. He works with public entities in five states on economic development activities. His experience covers
economic development policy formation and strategic planning, developer review and negotiation, project financing and setting up internal monitoring systems. He is an advisory member of the National GFOA’s Capital Planning and Economic Development Subcommittee. As an independent advisor, Springsted and Mr. MacGillivray only work for public entities. He worked as a municipal finance director for ten years.