Dave Poortvliet is Web manager in Institutional Marketing at Grand Valley State University with responsibility for the information architecture, user interface design, the visual design, and testing of the university Web pages and daily maintenance of university web applications. Dave leads a team of student and administrative/professional Web designers and developers who design, implement, test, and maintain web applications to meet the needs of the university.
Prior to joining the Web team, Dave worked as a Web developer for iMart Corporation in Grand Rapids, MI and AltaVista in Palo Alto, CA.
Dave is a past board member for Renewed LIfe for Greyhounds, a greyhound rescue organization. He regularly volunteers at animal rescue organizations including Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Farm Sanctuary.
Dave holds a bachelor's degree from Grand Valley State University. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, and one very spoiled dog. When not working, Dave likes to play basketball, and travel.