Over the past several years Dave has performed and excelled in many prestigious Comedy Festivals throughout the U.S. Most recently, he won entry into the 2011 Boston Comedy Festival by placing 3rd in their NY competition, beating out 80 other comics. He followed that up with another 3rd place finish in Las Vegas at the World Series of Comedy competing against 100 other comics and a Top 5 finish in the 37th San Francisco Comedy Festival. In 2012, he was named "Best Comedian" in The Miami New Times´ Best of Miami edition. His debut CD, THICKER THAN WATER, was released by Stand Up! Records to positive reviews. He even appeared on multiple episodes of FOX´s America´s Most Wanted and A&E´s The Glades, along with his network Stand Up debut on Nickelodeon's "NickMom Night Out."