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.


Let's Connect

Minimum assessment, is actually Third government SavingsLoan the real deal?

TL;DR lately ended up being denied a refi from Third government economy financing, in addition to their appraisal was actually therefore absurdly reasonable this can make me inquire when they a scam. I happened to be questioning if anyone could chime in either means.

In December, i acquired an assessment done, strictly for helpful needs. I then a month later looked at refinancing and discovered that they wished to obtain own assessment. The second assessment came ultimately back higher than the one in December (by 15K).

But (i suppose due to trying to refi) i obtained some junk mail from Third government cost savings financing encouraging really low prices (too-good to be real looking, but every little thing looked legit thus I wished to sample).

Is there a reasonable reason why their appraisal might be a great deal reduced (absolutely numerous construction in my region and costs are going up like hell)

I am able to venture an imagine where your own home is located – and, yes, you may be correct that there’s a lot of newer development in your location. I’ve maybe not worked with Third Fed (We have somebody else in your community that i take advantage of) but I have actually heard the right things about them. Did you contest the reason why the next appraisal came in so low?

One possible reason which could function as circumstances: Despite the plethora of newer work, readily available inventory try (and has started) fairly lower. Its a lame estimate but it is possible that another appraiser didn’t have related information since there comprise a lack of closings into the fourth one-fourth of last year.

I emailed one contact that I had together last night but I have maybe not read back once again. I’m prepared to contest it, but I wanted to make certain that I am not wasting my personal times going after down a fraud. It sounds think its great was worthwhile to contest.

PS: I had been using the services of another loan provider but third fed just have extremely reduced costs that i can not frequently accommodate (2.6)

are you experiencing duplicates of most 3? They should set what comps they put and just what changes were. See what the differences become.

I really do bring copies, it looks just like the third you’ve got some residences which are not even close to comparable, but it addittionally appears to be they are adjusted perhaps. I am not sure ideas on how to tell.

Secondly: supply all about the similar income employed by the most recent assessment and comparables employed by previous appraisers. In the event that you feel the most recent appraiser decided bad comparables, explain precisely why these include bad comparables – will they be dramatically earlier, in a completely different neighbor hood, found right beside a busy freeway if you are in a quiet cul-du-sac, etc.

Eventually: it is far from in any lender’s interest to intentionally refuse that loan. They have absolutely nothing of claiming “no” to you, but make a lot of money by saying “yes” for your requirements.

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Third Federal benefit Loan performed unique assessment, which came ultimately back at 81per cent on the prior assessment (115K underneath the least expensive one), while the mortgage got rejected

We finished up submitting another assessment when they informed me to achieve this, then i discover back that their own appraisals commonly contestable.

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Must I make an effort to work with these to you will need to get the loan (We have some more income that i did not expose since I have failed to genuinely believe that I had to develop to to get the financing)

Hmmm. we simply had a very nearly THE SAME knowledge about Third government. Very first, they told us we needed to receive flooding insurance rates — despite the fact that all of our insurance carrier provided all of us with an updated FEMA flooding perseverance and our very own home was NOT based in a flood zone. But we survive 3 miles as they are waterfront so some of the secure is actually a flood area but you can’t ensure secure. Insurance professional recommended we attract it. SUBSEQUENTLY, our appraisal came back amazingly low. Third government utilized a online appraisal business of Tx to appraise our waterfront room in NJ. The appraiser never emerged near our very own house for assessment. All of our homes sits 500 ft from highway features a long, smooth garage, nevertheless the appraiser NEVER reached all of our home– merely considered our very own homes from the street and did not notice that we were waterfront, have waterviews from many room, labeled as our poolhouse a “shed”, couldn’t see we also have an inground pool — nor we had been situated on 3 acres! Pre-owned houses with .25 miles in a crowded development as comps. SMH We payday loans in Mart TX updated all of them we designed to impress the assessment. Which is whenever they suddenly rejected you and stated it was because of money (when our earnings is quite high when compared to our very own financial obligation.) Squandered 3 days of providing an organization with of our own individual monetary papers! Returning to the attracting board!