Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California, 1965. Bachelor in Design and Industry, San Francisco State University, 1967. Master of Business Administration in Marketing, San Francisco State University, 1969.
Certified research police officer, Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, California, 1977.
Owner, Western Furs, Ltd., Walnut Creek, California, 1963-1972;
management consultant, Controlled Interval Scheduling, Rolling Hills Estates, California, 1972-1973;
owner, Dave Reed's Texaco, Concord, California, 1973-1976;
management consultant, Management Scheduling Systems, Houston, 1974-1976;
management consultant, Thomas-Ross Associations, Mercer Island, Washington, 1972-1982;
plant manager, Bonner Packing, Morgan Hill, California, 1981;
manufacturing engineer, Systron Donner, Concord, 1982-1984;
manufacturing engineer, Beckman Instruments, San Ramon, California, 1984-1990;
owner, Dave Reed & Company Water Ski School, White Water Rafting, Chiloquin, Oregon, since 1987;
owner, Dave Reed & Company, design, market, manufacturing Contender boats, Chiloquin, Oregon, since 1976. Lecturer wildlife management Dave Reed & Company, Chiloquin, since 1965, lecturer mgmt.seminars, since 1982. Coach Japanese Water Ski Team, Bluff Water Ski Club, Tokyo, 1984.
Finance manager Japanese investors Dave Reed & Company, Chiloquin, since 1986, design and supply solar electric power system, since 1994.
Reserve deputy sheriff Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department, Martinez, California, 1977-1980. With United States Army, 1969-1971, Vietnam. Member American Water Ski Association (California state water ski champion 1977, 86, western region water ski champion 1977, silver medal national water ski championships 1977), Bay Area Tournament Association (chairman since 1968), Diablo Water Ski Club (board directors since 1968).
Married Marianne Louise Watson, April 7, 1971 (divorced June 1975). Married Michele Ann Hock, June 28, 1989. 1 child, Casey Christine Michele.