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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Yet not, tribal funds will always be costly kinds of credit

Although they give big financing numbers and more flexible fees arrangements than antique funds, nonetheless they charge higher-than-mediocre APRs. Therefore, you really need to only make an application for tribal funds inside the issues when other cheaper types of borrowing from the bank are not offered.

Qualification to possess tribal money

In order to safer an excellent tribal mortgage, you need not participate a native Western tribe. Tribal loans are available to all.

Cottrell states every one of NAFSA’s tribal financing users lay their unique eligibility criteria so you can safer that loan. Really loan providers tend to place ages limitations (elizabeth.grams., demanding borrowers as 18 otherwise old) and you can a position limitations. They’re going to and additionally generally require borrower to ensure that they has a bank account.

  • Confirm the a position reputation.
  • Have a verified bank account.
  • Build an average income more than $40,000/season.
  • Enjoys the average span of indebtedness history less than a couple months.

The typical NAFSA borrower was a center-earnings American whom can’t score continue reading financing off main-stream lenders and you can would like to end cash advance.

Benefits associated with tribal funds

Of a lot People in the us you should never secure loans from antique lenders. A survey held by U.S. Census Agency and you will FDIC revealed that twenty seven% away from Americans both have no family savings or he could be “underbanked. “

This means that, he’s a bank account but nevertheless believe in choice monetary present. This is why the traditional lending program does not work out more 65 million people.

Payday loan is one to option for this group. Yet not, these funds are predatory and you will place consumers to your an eternal years regarding loans. The newest TLEs out-of NAFSA give choices for these types of underserved People in america, providing a better replacement payday loans.

Cottrell demonstrates to you one NAFSA’s TLEs fool around with novel credit algorithms that allow them to assess creditworthiness instead old-fashioned credit rating actions.

Stay away from posers

You simply can’t believe most of the loan providers that provide tribal fund. Some loan providers claim to be tribal lenders to quit the principles and regulations put on pay-day lenders.

For the 2016, Ca claimed an incident associated with lenders who said tribal updates so you can sidestep condition legislation. These firms recommended immunity system using their association into Miami Tribe regarding Oklahoma and the Santee Sioux Country out of Nebraska.

While the lenders was tribal organizations in label, new legal ruled they’d absolutely nothing genuine link with the fresh people. New judge receive “scant evidence that often tribe indeed regulation, oversees, otherwise significantly advantages from the underlying business functions of the on the internet loan providers.”

People person in NAFSA moved through the full business certification process and should adhere to a strict tribal council accepted credit password. NAFSA’s loan providers have likewise for each and every developed an independent regulatory commission.

Non-NAFSA authoritative loan providers who state they provide tribal loans might not provide the same “above board” business means. Be suspicious and present consideration so you can NAFSA certified TLEs.

Samples of tribal loan providers

SuperMoney also offers factual statements about numerous tribal lenders. Learn about more businesses, and additionally Bluish Faith Loans, Larger Image Money, and you will Higher Flatlands Financing, to name a few.

not, we really do not strongly recommend playing with a beneficial tribal financing until it’s a keen emergency along with explored almost every other choice. Other options are credit from relatives otherwise family unit members, taking more work, otherwise selling things don’t need. You’ll be able to receive money without paying high interest levels and you may charge.

If you are looking for an individual loan as well as have worst credit, check out the finest signature loans for your requirements before making a decision.

Payday loans are recognized for propagating a period out-of financial obligation, or “financing turn.” However the better-discussed installments out-of tribal money all the go to investing off of the dominant obligations. This is going to make tribal funds a reliable much less exploitative option than just payday loans.