David Bellando

Assistant Vice President of Technology Services

Dave Bellando is the assistant vice president of technology at 1st Global, where he is accountable for defining and executing upon the technology and information technology security vision for the company. This includes building high-performing teams, defining processes to ensure compliance with federal regulations, and partnering with 1st Global business units to implement secure and cost-effective technology solutions.

Dave has been with the company since 2014 and previously served as the director of software development and as the enterprise project management office (EPMO), where he was accountable for delivering custom software solutions on time and within budget. Dave has a tremendous amount of experience in the engineering and software development field, including at Artis Consulting, American Airlines, USWeb, IntellAgent Control Corporation, DSC Communications and Texas Instruments.

Dave received his Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Louisiana Tech University and his Master of Theology degree from Dallas Theological Seminary. He truly enjoys solving difficult problems and gains fulfillment by positively impacting the culture of an organization — something he is able to do at 1st Global as he leverages his strengths, knowing what is valued by company. He has passed his FINRA Series 7 exam.