David joined SDMS in 2018, bringing a highly diversified skillset developed during more than 25 years in both public and private sector leadership positions. With particular strengths in asset and liability management, economic development, public policy and affairs, efficiency creation, and change management, David is well-suited for managing the unique needs of many of Colorado’s special districts.
David has been responsible for all aspects of structuring more than $3.5 Billion in debt in a variety of taxable and tax-exempt modes. He had oversight of more than $1 Billion in assets under management. His efforts laid the groundwork for Colorado’s largest green-energy international economic development project to date. David approaches every new challenge as an opportunity for creative innovation balanced within the realistic confines of situational realities.
David has experience managing more than forty Client Districts including Commercial and Residential Developments, Water and Sanitation Districts, Public Improvement Corporations (PIC’s), Business Improvement Districts (BID’s), and Fire Protection Districts.
A Coloradan since 1991, David and his wife have two sons and one overly-energetic black dog. He has a BS in Finance and Economics from San Francisco State University. When not working on behalf of clients, you may find David motorcycling, fly fishing, golfing, hunting, camping, hiking, or snowshoeing under the spectacular Colorado skies.
Ashley is a management professional with over 5 years of experience working for Title 32 Special Districts. Her strong communication and customer service skills enable her to individualize her management approach to best meet the unique needs of each client.
A Colorado native, Ashley obtained her undergraduate degree from Colorado State University. Prior to starting with SDMS in August of 2017, Ashley worked in the customer service sector for over 10 years and worked as a paralegal for Special Districts for over 5 years. She has extensive experience conducting Special District Elections and providing law compliance. Ashley has also served as a Designated Election Official and as an Election Judge for Special District Elections.
Steve joined SDMSI in 2018 as a District Manager after over 40 years of experience in governmental and corporate management as a Controller, CFO and District Manager. He holds certifications as a CPA and CGMA and has also been appointed as a Notary Public in Louisiana and Colorado. His expertise is in governmental accounting and district management including extensive experience in all areas of administration, facility and laboratory operations and project management.
Steve earned BS degrees from Louisiana State University in Environmental Health (Microbiology and Chemistry) and Accounting/Business Law, an Executive MBA from Centenary College of Louisiana and did his PhD work in Organizational Performance at Colorado State University.
Judy has 27 years of Facilities Management experience, with a CFM designation, working for such companies as Oracle, JLL, Trammel Crow, CBRE and Cushman & Wakefield, and serving clients that include Oracle, WinStar, McKesson, DaVita, and Avaya. Judy has managed facilities numbering 5 up to 280. Areas of expertise include: Facilities Management, Capital Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Organizational Management, Operational Consistency, Revenue/Operating Budgeting, and Vendor Management.
Judy has been a member of the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) since 1996, and has served on the Board of the Denver Chapter since 2006 and served on the Executive Board for eight years. Judy served for four years on the IFMA Foundation Board of Trustees promoting education in the facilities field and raising funds for scholarships. She currently is serving as the IFMA representative on the Board of the International Ethics Standards Coalition, which has set an overarching ethics best practice standard, for land, property, facilities, construction, infrastructure and related professions around the world.
Judy has worked for 10 years as the Colorado representative for IFMA’s Government Affairs committee. While on the Government Affairs committee she successfully helped lobby Congressional and Senate members to pass legislation on House Bill 1204 (Energy Efficient Schools), House Bill 5112 (Federal Employee Training act) and House Bill 1734 (Civilian Property Realignment Act) campaigning Congressional members to join the High-Performance Building Congressional Caucus and to continue funding for the GSA office of High-Performance Federal Green Buildings.
Judy has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. Judy’s hands on style of management allows for in-depth customer service and problem solving. Judy is married and has lived most of her life in Colorado. Her favorite hobbies are her children and grandchildren.