Meet IPT's President

Dave H.  LeVan, CMI

Dave is the CEO of Lifewater International, a non-profit clean water organization that has served more than 2.5 million people over the past 40 years. He is an experienced entrepreneur, speaker, and advisor.  He has been a member of IPT since 1989 and holds a CMI-Property Tax professional designation. 

Lifewater works in the most remote regions of Africa and Asia to provide sustainable safe water, hygiene, and sanitation to vulnerable children and families. As CEO, LeVan has spearheaded initiatives to add transparency to the budgeting process and create internal systems to allow the organization to scale effectively and serve even more people in need. 

Prior to Lifewater, Dave served as Senior Director at Walmart, leading both property tax and tax transformation teams. His experience includes leading teams at Advantax (a consulting firm he founded), Kraft, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has contributed to the tax industry through course development, teaching, publishing articles and blogs, board participation and chairing professional education committees. 

Dave has helped create and serve on the board for several non-profits.  He is an adjunct professor, teaching Business Communications, and serves on the board at John Brown University. Dave has a B.S. in Mathematics from John Brown University and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University. Dave is a frequent traveler and lifelong learner.