Dave von Fintel

Filmmaker/Photographer specializing in Aerial Cinematography


  • Filmmaker specializing in Aerial Cinematography2014 - Present

    Kansas City, MO

    I'm taking my creative skills to new heights - piloting a UAV to produce dramatic aerial video/photo solutions as well as producing & editing conventional video for a variety of industries.

  • Freelance Creative Director2012 - 2014


  • Web Development Director2004 - 2012

    Rockhurst University

  • Creative Director1999 - 2004

    Rockhurst University

  • Art Director1998 - 1999

    Rockhurst University

  • Graphic Designer1997 - 1998

    GB Design


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design1991 - 1996

    University of Missouri

  • Graphic Design, Photography & Video Production1995 - 1996

    University of Tasmania School of Art, Australia


  • “Dave has exceptional skills as a designer and web developer. As his supervisor for several years, I found him to be a joy to work with, and a great team player. He is a problem-solver who finds a solution to every challenge. I would not hesitate to hire him again.”

    Rosita McCoy, Senior VP - KU Endowment Association

  • “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave on many projects. He’s always able to bring a fresh perspective to every job. His positive personality and openness to trying new things, makes working with him a very fun & collaborative event.”

    Mark McDonald, Owner - Mark McDonald Photography

  • “I worked with Dave for several years while employed at gb Design. Dave and I collaborated on a variety of design projects and I always found him to be easy to work with and valued the ideas and professionalism he brought to the table. Since that time, my agency has had the pleasure to work with Dave and his team at Rockhurst as a vendor providing online development solutions and consulting to Rockhurst University. Dave continues to provide impressive direction and management skills to the projects we have conducted with him and his team.”

    Ryan Lorei, Owner - Voltage Creative

  • “In the seven years Dave and I worked together, I watched him consistently come up with effective, creative solutions for various print, web and video projects. He stays on top of design trends and web standards, and everything he touches looks refined and professional. He has exceptional talent and lots of ideas, which made him a valuable member of our team.”

    Jamie Swearingen, UX Copywriter - Garmin International

  • “I have hired Dave may times for his expert graphic design services, and have also brought him in as a consultant on several high profile web design and development projects. Dave's ability to listen to my client's needs, and his ability to translate their ideas into reality are second to none.”

    Matt Couch, Real Estate Analyst - Hopkins Appraisal Services


  • • CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education): Silver Award
- '09, Excellence in Multimedia: Single Web Page (Ready for Rockhurst) 
- Bronze - '02, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine 
- Silver - '01, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine
 - Gold - '00, Rockhurst University Alumni Magazine Cover 
- Silver - '00, Rockhurst University Campus Banners 
• Web Marketing Association's Web Awards Judge - '08 
• JAA (Jesuit Advancement Administrators): '06 - Award of Merit: Multimedia, Admission Pages 
• Internet Advertising Competition '05 - Best Education Integrated Ad Campaign - Rockhurst Website 
• Center for Digital Education: '05 Best of the Web 2nd place, Rockhurst University 
• Web Marketing Association: '05 Best Education Internet Advertising Award, Rockhurst University 
• American Association of Webmasters: '04 Silver Award, Rockhurst University 
• Mead Papers: Certificate of Excellence in the Graphic Arts - Rockhurst University, 1999 Annual Report

Visit Instagram/davevonfintel for frequently updated shots. Some of my work features footage that may be purchased as stock video or photo.


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Credit history catch-22 forces millennials towards payday advance loans

Millennials is missing the increase in cheap account and employing high priced payday advance loans, because a low credit score ratings secure them right out the best prices.

Borrowers born after 1982 are typically paying a higher rate on loans and credit cards than those born earlier, according to analysis of more than 150,000 credit files.

The research, undertaken from the foundation Toynbee area and also the personnel money fast SalaryFinance and distributed to the Guardian, found out that young debtors happened to be doubly able to took out high-cost cash loans as opposed to those from the baby-boomer era, as well as on regular got used these people twice as often.

The test found out that millennials had been more likely to possess dismal credit data than elderly people. This really to some extent since they do not have got a track history of costs, but at the same time because use of payday loans drags scores down.

Carl Packman, Toynbee Hall’s research administrator, believed youth are finding it tough to use popular economic that can help to make their unique overall credit score.

“With couple of possibilities, plus the demands of low-wage projects and improved low self-esteem, lending revenue away requirement are only able to be done through renewable loans like payday financial institutions or family, rather than people have the luxurious of the last,” the man stated.

“Not simply are the borrowing costs of an online payday loan much more expensive than with mainstream finance, you can today illustrate quite strong indications that it is possessing a detrimental affect on people’s credit scores and thus their ability to develop that get and availability less expensive varieties of financing sooner or later.”

Mortgage and bank card services have battled to leading the best-buy game tables in recent years. Rate on signature loans posses dropped to record lows, with a number of financial institutions right now offer borrowing from the bank as high as ?15,000 at mortgage loan of merely 3per cent.

Financial institutions, meanwhile, has found to attract cc subscribers with much longer and much longer interest-free menstruation. Pure bucks recently introduced a charge card offering customers 30 period of interest-free using.

More aged debtors are able to get approval for those savings, but millennials become spending most. The investigations revealed that for short term loans as high as ?5,000, the typical price paid by adults conceived after 1982 was actually 18per cent, as opposed to 16per cent for any created between 1965 and 1981 and 15% for any produced between 1946 and 1964.

The elderly baby boomers have typically obtained four cash loans each, while millennials had taken well over seven.

Packman said: “I do think for lots of younger everyone the relative convenience that an instant payday loan can be acquired, in comparison with a small-sum personal bank loan from a lender or setup of higher over-limit bounds, has actually outweighed the actual chance of getting into a financial obligation interval. This has led both for the destination and normalisation of an online payday loan.

“Their lack of an economic track record matters against these people and often the only real solution lead for the kids is remove assets products like pay day loans which, whether we love they or otherwise not, happens to be harmful to people’s credit reports in addition to their capability climb the credit hierarchy to less expensive kinds of finances.”

Andrew Hagger, an individual economic specialist with the site MoneyComms, believed loan providers looked at a range of issues to gauge people’s trustworthiness, many had gone against more youthful individuals. “They might query, eg, the https://speedyloan.net/payday-loans-tx/garland/ span of time you’ve been in your job, which clearly is going to count against millennials.”

Hagger claimed millennials comprise usually noticed in a “catch-22. Should you decide can’t become economic it’s difficult to build a credit record”.

Asesh Sarkar, leader of SalaryFinance, explained: “With millennials set to create 50% belonging to the worldwide staff by 2020, there exists an escalating require for organizations to intensify and support this group of workers who’re block of traditional economic.

“The government’s identity from the challenges from the practically managing (jellies), who’ve less than a times well worth of money into the lender, supporting our personal urgent calls for much better financial help devices if you are in work but fighting.”