Dave wholeheartedly believes in the Sterman Masser Family of Companies’ motto –Grow experiences that nourish. He is passionate about continuing to grow the company and community for generations to come.
Dave grew up in Sacramento, PA. Both Dave’s parents grew up on potato farms in Pennsylvania. He is proud of his pure potato genes. Dave grew up in the business from the ground up. Learning how to do all jobs, including making deliveries to our retail partners. He returned to the business in 1999 as VP of Sales before rising to his current position in 2008.
Dave is currently the President of the Masser Family of Companies, which includes: Keystone Potato Products, Masser Logistic Services, where he serves as President, and Lykens Valley Grain. Sterman Masser, Inc. was founded in 1970. He is proud to carry on the family-owned and operated business.
Dave serves on the Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers board as first vice president. Served as Fresh Solution Network’s past chairman. Dave is active in many community groups, such as Tri Valley Youth Athletics Fund and Mountainside Community Center. He is active in his local church, serving as a leader of faith. Additionally, he is active with United Fresh Produce Association via Fresh Cut Processor Board.
He graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Systems Management. He has been awarded an honorary state degree by Pennsylvania FFA Association, named Mid-Atlantic Master Farmer in 2016, and Vance Publishing 40 under forty.
His hobbies are flying, hunting, spending time with his children, and supporting Penn State Athletics.
Dave has been married to his wife Jamie for 22 years, and they have two children, Samantha and Maxwell.