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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This new Payday Loan Provider Seems as being similar to the outdated Payday Lender

The guy looked on line for an alternative choice to traditional payday lenders and found Earnin, which supplied your $100 at that moment, becoming deducted from their bank account on payday

aˆ?There are no installments no really high interest,aˆ? he said, contrasting the software favorably to a payday loan provider. aˆ?It’s much better, because awareness.aˆ?

Earnin failed to charge Raines a fee, but expected he aˆ?tipaˆ? a few cash on each mortgage, without any punishment if the guy elected to not ever. They felt simple. But nine period later, that was at first a stopgap measure grew to become a crutch.

aˆ?You acquire $100, trick $9, and duplicate,aˆ? Raines, a highway-maintenance worker in Missouri, explained. aˆ?Really, then you certainly accomplish that for some and increase the maximum, that you most likely acquire, and then you are in a cycle of get paid and borrow, get money and borrow.aˆ? Raines stated he now borrows about $400 each wages pattern.

Specifically due to the fact app adjustment the conditions centered on consumers’ cashflow: Earnin calls for continual use of customers’ bank-account bills, so when its formulas recognize that a user might not be able to pay, the app reduces the borrowing restriction

aˆ?I’m sure it really is a responsibility thing, but when you are where period, you are caught,aˆ? Raines explained. Borrowing against his personal salary has not made extending his money any convenient. (an associate from Earnin said the business informs consumers 2 days before their unique subsequent check just what further borrowing optimum is actually, and this establishes these limits so customers can not acquire above they will have won in a pay period.)

Two days before a current paycheck, Raines explained, the software notified your that their greatest borrowing from the bank levels was $100 below he had been utilized to.aˆ?So now the income you were based on, that they got away from you last paycheck, you do not have use of,aˆ? Raines stated. aˆ?They get you addicted therefore hold coming back for more.aˆ?

Earnin does not call its services financing. Rather, it’s an aˆ?advanceaˆ?: customers tend to be borrowing using their very own paychecks-not through the app. It generally does not need a credit check, and claims no undetectable charge or further financing costs, regardless if consumers cannot tip or repay. Their terms of use state it’s going to never ever try to gather on an advance that wasn’t repaid.

Earnin is among a lessons of on the web lending apps, promoted as frictionless alternatives to conventional payday lenders. These are generally advertised on relationship software, YouTube, along with between attacks of a Hulu binge. (The rap artist Nas is an Earnin individual, in http://1hrtitleloans.com/payday-loans-ri addition to spiritualist T. D. Jakes shot themselves lauding this service membership in June.)

Crucially, instead billing interest or a funding charge, these programs gather their money via those aˆ?tips,aˆ? as carry out the companies Dave and Moneylion. Unlike with, state, a food-delivery app, recommendations you should not run toward augmenting a low-wage worker’s hourly rate, but quite simply toward the firms on their own: Dave claims ideas is aˆ?what keep the lights on,aˆ? and Moneylion says the recommendations aˆ?help all of us protect the large outlay of maintaining Instacash interest complimentary.aˆ? Earlier on this present year, after a probe by ny county regulators, Earnin concluded their practice of growing customers’ borrowing limit depending on how much they tipped. They nevertheless says to consumers aˆ?if the Earnin society helps to keep [tipping], we will have the ability to increase our very own service.aˆ?

There is an analog when it comes to services these programs offer: payday credit, which above several claims have efficiently prohibited. Payday loan providers peddle small-dollar loans, offered immediately, next debit the quantity lent, plus a financing cost, on debtor’s then payday. The financing charges and interest rates related to payday advances is tremendously highest, approximately $30 per every $100 lent, according to the customers money defense Bureau.