Dave Reid is a native of Kentville and has been a jeweller in Kentville for 37 years ~ 8 as a store manager for Tower Jewellers and 29 as the owner of D.M. Reid Jewellers Ltd. In 1988 Dave assumed the jewellery business from long-time Kentville jeweller and mentor J.M. (Jim) Duguid.
He attended Acadia University (Business Administration) and has a Canadian Jewellers Institute diploma among other jewellery industry certificates.
Dave has served on previous KDCL Boards and committees, as well as the Canadian and the Atlantic Jewellers Associations Boards of Directors, Kentville Parking Committee, Kentville Community Development Committee, Coldbrook Recreation Commission and Coldbrook Ratepayers Association.
Currently he is the Chair of the KBC Events Committee, the promotional arm of the Kentville Business Community.
Dave lives in Coldbrook with his wife Sue, has two adult children and a grandson. His interests include fitness training, mountain and trail biking, gardening and sports.