Joining DAVO on the back of a career in entrepreneurial businesses and educated at Stanford University, Pete brings a strong technology background and proven leadership style to DAVO. He believes that DAVO is the company to bring sales tax management into the modern age and is leading the DAVO team to deliver on this belief. Pete is also an avid sailor, skier and enjoys spending time with his family in his hometown of Freeport, Maine.
David Joseph has fostered an entrepreneurial spirit and circuitous career his entire life. As the co-founder of DAVO, over the past decade, he has become a self-professed Simplified Sales Tax Evangelist. He regularly travels the US enlightening DAVO’s POS partners, merchants and industry insiders of the benefits of real-time sales tax management. David’s background as a successful restaurant chef/owner gives him a broad and unique perspective on DAVO’s SMB customer base. David is a classically trained musician with degrees from The Juilliard School and Yale University and also currently serves as an adjunct professor of music at Bowdoin and Colby Colleges.
Mike joined DAVO in 2019, bringing over 25 years of software management and operations experience for companies such as Danaher, IDBS, Quantrix, and CIEE. A graduate of the University of Maine, Farmington, and Thomas College, Mike leads the operations and accounting groups at DAVO. Mike is an avid alpine skier and provides stadium public address announcer services for Maine high school and college athletic events in his free time.
Alan came to DAVO from CashStar, where he led the software engineering team. Now he heads up software development at DAVO and ensures that DAVO offers a high-quality, secure product to our customers. A University of Southern Maine graduate, Alan enjoys spending time with his kids and often brings his dog Koda to visit the DAVO team in the office.
Many merchants are unaware that they can fully automate their sales tax process and it is Don’s job to get the word out about DAVO’s service. Don brings a marketing and business development background to DAVO from companies including eMusic, Kurado, Tekserve and Micro Warehouse (now CDW). He enjoys skiing with his family, playing guitar, and exploring Maine after moving here from New York City.
Amanda brings extensive marketing experience to the DAVO team. Amanda has worked for marketing agencies and brands and has a passion for helping small businesses. She hosts a regular marketing event assisting local companies in getting better at their marketing. She is also a small business owner who knows all too well how difficult it can be to stay on top of sales tax while growing your business.
Following a career change from the ski industry to accounting, Beth found her place at DAVO. She brings with her the experience of owning and operating a ski shop in Vail, CO and she understands our merchant’s typical day to day activities. Beth completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Maine, Farmington and graduate studies at Castleton State University. She has been growing her backyard homestead over the past few years and recently started 3R Farms, a rescue and retirement spot for animals.