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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Pay day People’s Try Characteristics Alternative Borrowing from the bank Agencies

Having its constituents have a glance at the website significantly less than flame off buyers supporters and you will authorities, a group symbolizing pay day loan organization is attempting to be considerably consumer-amicable and obtain this new short-term bills with the credit rating programs’ radar.

The metropolis Capital provider business is functioning a beneficial airplane pilot examination one to contains a couple of their profiles reporting homeloan payment suggestions to the alternative credit agency pay-lease write credit score rating Inc.

The lenders declare that people who repay payday advances was indeed proving liable borrowing means that needs to be recognized by other chapters of this new field.

Billy Webster, who’s got a section associate utilising the trade category given that head manager out of Progress America cash loan place Inc. of Spartanburg, S.C., said payday loans team render struggled to acquire ways to file credit score rating suggestions.

After going to the around three high bureaus, Equifax Inc., Experian Inc., and you may TransUnion LLC, the business thought PRBC. PRBC, regarding Annapolis, Md., uses guidance such rent and domestic bill will set you back, in lieu of mortgage-percentage information, to create consumer credit records and you may ratings.

Advance The us and check To your earnings Inc. out-of Cleveland, Tenn., tend to be to relax and play the 3-month pilot system, for each and every using three il twigs. For the Saturday loan providers heading offering consumers of those branches the possibility to help you statement pay-day-mortgage details so you can PRBC.

Michael Nathans, PRBC’s chairman and you may leader, stated the latest agencies gets a lot of requires from other lenders one to it may begin recognizing cost investigation of a lot more of CFSA’s 164 users before the take to turns out.

Payday loans info might be claimed on agency month-to-month however, won’t be integrated into PRBC’s credit rating, Mr. Webster said. It will likely be recorded just during the PRBC credit score.

Because the fico scores are extremely like an important part of financing, the fresh new agency wouldn’t wish present an incentive for people to use locate payday advances, Mr. Nathans said. Including the message merely to PRBC’s credit reports had been a route to get, the guy told you.

« We consulted that have customer supporters and made it visible that they want to avoid all of our arrive at bring individuals to getting a quick payday loan. »

Although not, Mr. Nathans stated, borrowing out of a pay check financial immediately after which paying the bucks was evidence of responsible make. Whenever a lender « observes good PRBC statement that have an instant payday loan which can be paid, even when the anybody will bring a diminished credit rating, the cash improve should be an eco-friendly flag. »

Guys going for into the regimen is actually digitally signed up for PRBC’s database and encouraged to look at the Website to put info, such utility bill cost suggestions, through its file.

« we do not know any single thing from the [PRBC] once the an organization, » stated Yolanda McGill, the senior legislation the recommendations into Cardio for In charge capital from inside the Durham, Letter.C.

« I’d hate to have PRBC to gain the means to access » so you’re able to pay day credit facts « once the greatest third-party merchant but not really assist someone create credit score rating, » she mentioned. « CFSA possess all the incentive maintain new borrowers instead of letting them graduate » in order to more traditional, and less expensive, categories of borrowing.

The applying may help cash advance providers’ photo by allowing their customers to create borrowing and ultimately transistion of payday advances in order to even more tradition different credit score rating. However, may also jeopardize the new lenders’ enterprises.

Ms. McGill said that this program will be « very tobacco and you will decorative mirrors » and that she had been « extremely skeptical of any alliance » between your payday loan company and you can PRBC.

But Mr. Webster stated there are many different anybody commit from the.

« We would tens away from countless sales per year, » the guy mentioned. « Really don’t discover growth finishing. » Revealing financial suggestions to a card agencies « brings an indication of raising legitimacy. »

Rhea Serna, an insurance plan recommend inside Ca Reinvestment Coalition, and that lately informed financial institutions to stop financial support cash advance providers, build.

It is a beneficial « self-confident » move, she said, as the lenders are « offering something that would be sought after. »

In the event the payday lenders feel « swinging with the strengthening products which are far more reasonable, » she said, « this is a very important thing out of them becoming consider throughout the really genuine. »

Equifax, Experian, and you may TransUnion don’t take on payday loans details.

Laura de Soto, a senior vice-chairman on Experian, said it is hard for payday cash providing found in the primary bureaus’ borrowing brands.

« the financing reporting markets was constructed up to a 30-time resource payment regimen, » Ms. de Soto said. « Brand new variability from the [payday] investment movement provides an extra difficulty to help you how many times lenders create report. »

That said, Experian is actually « upbeat » concerning chances of with regards to these types of guidance, she told you. « we are very finding checking out the way we you’ll pull in solution advice. »

Mr. Webster told you the 3 bureaus have resisted by using this types of data out-of concern that an online payday loan you will definitely stigmatize good person in the big event the credit listing turned up on their credit reports. The new bureaus believed one « precisely the proven fact that this product was utilized create-be seen adversely, » he mentioned.

Mr. Nathans mentioned among the about three biggest credit reporting agencies is « very interested » in incorporating PRBC’s activities to help you the credit reports and this his people was in the procedure of signing an understanding with the institution.

The three bureaus wouldn’t normally discuss these arrangement, but Ms. de- Soto stated Experian had « held it’s place in conversations that have Michael Nathans. »