Dave LaSorte, Senior Manager, Growth Initiatives at Trellis, has thirty years of experience growing creative professional services businesses. Dave has generated consistent growth foreCommerce and digital agencies, as well as for their clients. Prior to joining Trellis, Dave was VP of Business Development for Digital Operative in San Diego, where he drove the firm's growth in the outdoors, active lifestyle and aftermarket automotive industries. Over the years he has worked with many satisfied clients including DuPont, Merck, Wyeth, Dow, Clairol, and Royal Robbins among many others. Dave is originally from Wilmington, DE, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design. He is an avid climber, hiker, sailor, and sport shooter. He is also a dedicated volunteer with Outdoor Outreach, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk youth through comprehensive outdoor education, where he serves as a mentor and volunteer climbing instructor.