Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young University
Master’s degree in Communication from the University of Michigan
bachelor’s degree in Business & Risk Management from California State University Fresno
David Berndt is the Vice President of Compliance and Ethics. Dave is responsible for the leadership and direction of the compliance program as well as the Internal Review and Prevention division at Southwest Key.
Dave brings more than 25 years of compliance, ethics, and legal experience working for major corporations in various industries. Former employers include Walmart, Ford Motor Company, Boston Medical Center, Terex, and G&A Partners. Dave has led major compliance initiatives and programs throughout his career.
Dave is based out of the Austin Headquarters. As the VP of Compliance, Dave works closely with the executive team to create a comprehensive compliance and ethics strategy for Southwest Key as it evolves to the next phase of the organization’s footprint in serving diverse communities across the United States.
Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in Business & Risk Management from California State University Fresno, a master’s degree in Communication from the University of Michigan, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young University.