Dave Poortvliet, Associate Director of Web Application Development
Dave Poortvliet is the Associate Director of Web Application Development in Institutional Marketing at Grand Valley State University with responsibility for the information architecture, user interface design, visual design, testing, and maintenance of the university website and custom web applications. Dave leads a team of administrative professionals including web designers and developers who design, implement, test, and maintain custom web applications to meet the needs of the university.
Prior to joining the GVSU web team, Dave worked as a web developer for iMart Corporation in Grand Rapids, MI, and AltaVista in Palo Alto, CA.
Dave holds a bachelor's degree in Communications and a master's degree (August 2019) in Computer Science from Grand Valley State University. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, and one very spoiled dog Loki. When not working, Dave enjoys visiting local breweries, playing video games, traveling, and birding.