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Chief Financial Officer

Dave Williams

A leader in the financial services industry for more than 20 years, Dave Williams has an extensive background across a series of companies ranging from large publicly-traded organizations to small private businesses. He joined Columbia in 2015 as managing director, and has been an integral part of tremendous growth since then. As CFO, Dave oversees all aspects of the finance and accounting function for Columbia Hospitality and its managed properties. He is accountable for all financial and fiscal management aspects of company operations, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, financial statements, cost control systems, and evaluating investment opportunities for Columbia and its owners. His expertise in building strong, cohesive teams dedicated to superior customer service plays an integral role in the success of Columbia Hospitality.

Prior to joining Columbia, Dave held positions as the CFO of Cascadia Capital and worked as a senior vice president and CFO of various business divisions of Washington Mutual and JP Morgan Chase. He is currently a senior advisor to Vettd and on the Advisory Board for Gourmondo, a leading catering and corporate café company in Seattle. Dave graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington, and received his certified public accountant (CPA) license and has held several securities licenses including his Series 7, 24, 27, 65 and 79. He lives in Seattle with his two children and enjoys spending time with his family doing a variety of outdoor activities.

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