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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Options and Methods To Avoid Payday Advances

1. Personal Bank Loan

Approach your bank or credit union and discover you a small personal loan if they are willing to give. In the event that you be eligible for a loan, the attention speed is certainly likely to beat compared to a payday loan.

Aside from the banks that are major credit unions, there are alternate loan providers who could be happy to offer you that loan at far better prices.

You could utilize LoanConnect’s innovative internet search engine to get your own loan from their pool of alternate loan providers.

2. Credit line

a personal credit line is comparable to an individual loan, aided by the biggest huge difference being you withdraw funds that you can withdraw funds up to a certain limit, and interest is charged only when.

You are able to means their lender for the line of credit.

3. Bank Card Advance Loan

When you have a charge card, you can easily withdraw money and repay it as quickly as possible. Interest are charged instantly, nevertheless, the attention speed is significantly less than for payday advances.

4. Wage Advance

Some companies are prepared to spend you section of their wage that you can repay over time before it’s due or advance you a loan.

5. Part Gig

Should your latest work is certainly not fulfilling their fundamental needs, it may possibly be time for you grab yourself another work, one more work, and/or a part gig.

Fundamentally, you wish to boost your money in accordance with their costs.

6. Downsize

You don’t need or use, consider selling them off to raise some cash if you have items. On the web platforms like Kijiji, Craigslist, or eBay are close areas to start whenever selling down used products.

You can even organize a garden purchase or go to a pawn store.

7. Cost management and Crisis Funds

Take note of their month-to-month costs and compare these with your earnings. Develop a spending plan that takes your earnings under consideration and when feasible, ensure you’re maybe not investing a lot more than you will be making.

Start thinking about placing some funds into a crisis investment each thirty days – no amount is too smaller to begin.

An urgent situation family savings will save you from the global globe of aches (inflicted by payday advances) if you want money urgently. Through the FCAC study cited prior, 45% of participants put loans that are payday crisis spending.

8. Relatives and buddies

Family and friends are prepared to loan your cash (at a rate that is reasonable free of charge).

If you’re ready to open your self for scrutiny and pay attention to pointers, it’s also possible to discover that a lot of them can be ready to direct you towards gaining a significantly better monetary footing.

Keep in mind that relatives and buddies is only able to loan your cash when they wish to (or is able to)… they don’t has to. Truth be told, everyone has their very own dilemmas to cope with.

9. Residence Equity Loan

When you yourself have accumulated equity in a residence, maybe you are in a position to remove a home-equity line of credit (HELOC) that actually works like a regular personal credit line but has your property as security.

HELOCs often provide far lower interest levels than pay day loans. Like a credit line, you are able to elect to access the funds only if needed e.g. for emergencies.

10 https://www.guaranteedinstallmentloans.com/payday-loans-mo/warrensburg/. Negotiate with Creditors

If you’re unable to pay for straight back their cash advance (along with other debt) whenever due, consider approaching the financial institution to see if they’re prepared to make use of you.

This might suggest letting you spend in installments, without extra costs or interest fees.

11. Credit Counselling

If you’re currently tangled up with debt and feeling it really is becoming unmanageable, it may possibly be time for you approach a credit counsellor for support. Most are offered at minimal price for your requirements.

Take a look at Credit Counselling Canada together with Association that is canadian of Counselling solutions for a few options. Credit counsellors may be able to also work with you with rebuilding their credit.

Closing Thoughts

As easy that you should avoid payday loans at all costs, I’ll refrain from doing so as it is to say. Lifetime takes place and luck that is bad derail anyone’s best-laid economic methods.

Just as much as can be done, avoid pay day loans, reside inside your means, and certainly, save your self for the rainy day!