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David Smale

Operations Update: How J.S. Held is continuing to support clients during COVID-19.

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David Smale

Area Practice Manager


403-228-0289 (Work)
808 42 Ave SE, Unit 101
Calgary, AB T2G 1Y9

David "Dave" Smale is the Area Practice Manager for J.S. Held in Calgary, Alberta. Dave specializes in emergency restoration handling complex files in residential, commercial, and industrial losses with over 40 plus years in the construction industry. Dave is responsible for the areas business development with a focus on post-loss appraisal services, complex, and large claims consulting, reconstruction oversight and project cost-control.

In his industry experience, Dave has deployed in the last three major Catastrophic events in Canada in a leadership capacity providing technical guidance for the Slave Lake Fires, Calgary floods and the Fort McMurry Fires.

Previous to J.S. Held, Dave held to role as Calgary Branch Manager for a building consulting firm and owned and operated a successful restoration firm. Dave is also a licensed Journeyman Carpenter.