David ChaseManaging Partner
David Chase is the managing partner at Amplēo and acting CFO of 5 businesses currently. He has 17 years in small to medium private companies and large public companies as a senior operational and financial leader. With 17 years experience in global finance, a CFO of multiple entities and divisional EVP experience, Dave brings a breadth of experience. Dave has led or been instrumental in raising multiple rounds of equity and debt in excess of $500 million.
After earning an MBA from Brigham Young University, he launched his career in finance working 9 years for Honeywell International Inc in their Phoenix and New York offices. His roles at Honeywell included duties typical of his roles as a financial analyst, business manager, director of finance & operational CFO. Dave returned to Utah in 2007 as CFO, and ultimately the Consumer Division Executive VP, for a large private equity-owned company in consumer products manufacturing, distributing, and retailing before beginning to use his experiences to help Amplēo clients in 2011.
He is active in the entrepreneurial and small business mentoring community in Utah and is a frequent speaker on finance and entrepreneurship. Dave is married to Rachelle Rasband and together they have 5 very active children. They live for athletics of all types, wakeboarding, snowboarding, mountaineering, biking & have a passion for overseas humanitarian work.