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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The latest Ugly Insights In the Tribal Cash advance for the New york

You’ve undoubtedly have a look at headache reports regarding predatory pay check loan providers and the newest cycle regarding personal debt you to definitely employs also him or her. In fact, the trouble fundamentally increased thus enormous your condition from North Carolina made a decision to part of and create rules to safeguard residents from the harmful loan providers. As 2006, this has been illegal for pay day loan company to perform inside the county. Now, a different sort of variety of predatory mortgage causes large harm to debt-ridden parents…tribal cash advance.

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Tribal loans bring tall costs plus payments is planned collectively with your 2nd pay day. At the same time, the finance are created to do a cycle of personal debt only instance normal payday loan. Very clients are not able to pay back the borrowed funds in the event the due date arrives toward pay day, so that they borrow over-and-over. There are also many studies you to tribal lenders participate in abusive and unlawful business collection agencies practices.

One quick change would be the fact tribal loans is called “crisis dollars infusions”. Exactly what it means is the fact that tribal lender commonly inquire about your money amount up on financing origination, then mortgage costs might possibly be immediately taken from your financial membership. That it usually looks like becoming various other grand problems getting users, due to the fact tribal lender is withdraw money from your account within any time to recuperate focus examine the site money into the loan.

Therefore, you might be thinking about just how these surgery are court in the event the pay day loan was in fact outlawed of the condition off New york inside 2006. That is where it becomes a little problematic. Local People in america who happen to live toward bookings allege defense mechanisms out of one another state and local laws. In guise from a native American tribe, lenders created shop on the internet and allege he or she is exempt of county law. It means claims cannot manage tribal people owed so you can much time-status treaties mainly based towards the government. In addition it mode these lenders is actually protected to express user safeguards regulations. Tribal lenders claim he or she is bound only because of the government laws, being usually a lot less rigorous than just condition enforced regulations.

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